(SOUTH FRONTENAC, ON) – On October 4th, 2016, officers from the Frontenac detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a house fire on Vanluven Road, South Frontenac Township.
Investigation revealed that a 73 year-old male attended the home of his former spouse and an altercation occurred.
The 49 year-old female managed to flee the residence and contact police.
A short time later, OPP and South Frontenac Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at the residence where the 73 year old male was located. He was transported to hospital and later died as a result of his injuries.
The 49 year-old old victim was taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The name of the deceased male will not be released in an effort to protect the identity of the victim.
Vanluven road was re-opened at approximately 6:00 pm.