Haldimand OPP is investigating after a man’s body was found inside a residence on Lakeshore Road, Selkirk, Thursday.
A concerned citizen had contacted police for assistance when they hadn’t heard from one of their family members.
Two dead cats were also in the residence. OPP confirmed there were no other occupants.
The interior was damaged by fire and Haldimand County Fire services were called in as well as the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal.
The identity of the 72-year-old is not being released at this time.