Police and fire personnel responded to a residential address in the 20 block of Pennyroyal Crescent for a basement fire on July 2nd at approximately 1:33 p.m.
On arrival Emergency Services located an elderly male within the unit who was suffering from obvious signs of trauma. The victim, 80-year-old Anthony Ambrose succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
July 5, 2023, Homicide Detectives charged the victim’s roommate, 26-year-old Julius Adigun, with the following Criminal Code Offences:
- Second Degree Murder
- Arson Endangering Life
This remains an on-going investigation, police are appealing to anyone with information pertaining to this incident to contact Homicide investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 3205.