Chestermere RCMP investigating residential structure fire – UPDATED

Chestermere, Alberta – The Chestermere RCMP can confirm that they are investigating the death of an adult male who was located on the property which was earlier reported on as having been burned.

The RCMP will continue to conduct parallel investigations; one into the death of the male and the other into the cause of the fire. While the investigation into the death is preliminary, it is not considered suspicious. An autopsy into the manner of death is scheduled for later this week. The RCMP continue to work towards confirming the identity of the male.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation between the RCMP and the Chestermere Fire Services.

No further information will be made available at this time.

Chestermere RCMP

Chestermere, Alberta – At 5:13 a.m. this morning, Chestermere RCMP responded to assist Chestermere Fire Services at a residential fire in Lake Erie Estates.  One home has been destroyed by fire and neighbouring residences were not affected.

The RCMP remain on scene with specialized support units. At this time they are in the very initial stages of their investigation.

Further details will be released as they become available by way of an update

Chestermere RCMP

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