Melissa Galea found guilty of First Degree Murder and Arson in relation to a 2019 Aurora house fire death.

York Regional Police and Central York Fire Services were called to a house fire on Edward Street, on July 27th at approximately 1:00 am. When officers arrived they found the house was fully engulfed.

Firefighters located the body believed to be of a deceased man inside the home. The victim has been identified as 38-year-old Troy Stephen OAKLEY.

Melissa Galea, 36 of Aurora, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

Update: On November 24, 2023, a jury found Melissa GALEA, 41, guilty of First Degree Murder and Arson. Sentencing is scheduled to take place on January 5, 2024.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865