24-year-old man charged in connection to fatal fire
A 24-year-old man is charged with criminal negligence causing death
in connection to a fatal blaze six months ago.
Fire investigators said 60-year-old Daniel Shepherdson died from smoke inhalation in January after a hot plate had been left unsupervised at his Avenue D North building.
Emergency crews at the time thought everyone had escaped the building. Police said Shepherdson remains were discovered after the fire was extinguished.
The 24-year-old is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday afternoon, where his name will be released.
With files from News Talk Radio's Bre McAdam
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