The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in after a deceased male teenager was found inside a fire-damaged apartment unit on Main Street North, Hagersville, Wednesday evening.
A witness called police after seeing smoke coming from the apartment. Haldimand County Fire Services extinguished the fire and found the body. There were no other occupants.
The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed.
OPP is asking anyone who may have any information to assist with the investigation to contact them at 1-888-310-1122.
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