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Hamilton Police news: Central Hamilton house Fire deliberately set

91-year old dies as a result of single vehicle accident

Hamilton Police continue investigation into a residential fire as an arson.

On Monday, , at approximately 3:35 a.m., Hamilton Police and emergency partners responded to a housel fire on Burton Street. A family with young children were asleep within the residence at the time the house caught fire.

A neighbour extinguished the fire and alerted the residents of the home.  Without the assistance of this person the fire could have resulted in a tragedy.

Ploice say the fire was deliberately set.

The suspect set fire to a front wooden porch and contents.

The suspect was wearing a light hooded jacket or hoody and darker coloured pants. He was driving

A 2015-2020 Ford F150, 4 door silver in colour, with tinted windows, silver front grill, black wheel rims and with the front licence plate fixed to the front passenger side.

Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance with reviewing home video surveillance and onboard dash cam video from Monday, December 5 at 3:20 a.m. to 3:40 a.m. in the area of Victoria Avenue to Burton Street, Burton Street to Wentworth Street North and along Wentworth Street North.     

Any member of the public with information  are asked to contact Detective Constable Shaun Fennessy at 905-540-3819 or Detective Sergeant Shane Groombridge at 905-546-2991.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

Single Motor Vehicle Collision proves fatal

Hamilton Police continue to investigate a single motor vehicle collision earlier this month which has now resulted in a fatality.

On Friday, December 2, 2022, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a 91-year old Hamilton man was driving his vehicle on Dragoon Drive when it struck a parked vehicle and came to rest on its roof.

The male was removed from the vehicle and transported to hospital with what was believed to be non-life threatening injuries at the time. But Monday, December 19, 2022 the Office of the Chief Coroner contacted investigators and advised that the male had succumbed to his injuries. It was determined that this was as a result of injuries sustained during the collision.

Anyone with  any information that  could assist police with the investigation into this collision, are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4753.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit  anonymous tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com

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