OPP identify victim of fatal fire east of Ottawa
Published Wednesday, February 2, 2022 11:23AM EST
Ontario Provincial Police have identified the victim of a fatal fire in a community east of Ottawa.
Emergency crews responded to a fire in a home on Rollin Road in Saint-Pascal-Baylon, Ont., in Russell County, just after 6 a.m. Saturday. One person was unaccounted for when the emergency responders arrived and another person was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, OPP had said.
On Wednesday, police said a body was found in the remains of the home. The victim has been identified as 83-year-old Annie Hilhorst, of Saint-Pascal-Baylon.
There was no word as to what caused the fire, but it was not considered criminal in nature, according to police.