Montreal house fire death deemed homicide

Emergency crews were called to a building on St-Louis St. near Sixth Ave at 4:20am, May 7th on report of a fire.

Fire fighters found a person after the fire was extinguished. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled to determine the identity of the victim and the cause of death.

Homicide crews have taken over the case.

The death is the 6th Montreal homicide this year. The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.