RCMP investigating fatal house fire in North Kentville, Nova Scotia

North Kentville, Nova Scotia – Kings District RCMP is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred on Brook St. in North Kentville.

At approximately 3:55 a.m. this morning, Kings District RCMP and fire responded to a report of a house fire on Brook St. in North Kentville. Upon arrival, RCMP officers discovered that a home was fully engulfed in flames. Once the fire was extinguished by the fire department, human remains were discovered.

Fatal Fire
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The scene was held overnight by the RCMP and the investigation is ongoing. Investigators continue to gather information and evidence and the fire is not believed to be suspicious at this time. As new information and evidence is gathered, the investigation will be continuously reassessed to determine next steps.

The investigation is being assisted by the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office, the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office, Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime and RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this difficult time.

File #: 2022-387747

Nova Scotia RCMP

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