Police make second arrest in fatal Sudbury fire
Police tape is seen in this undated file photo.
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, March 14, 2017 12:31PM EDT
SUDBURY, Ont. -- Police in Sudbury, Ont. say they've made a second arrest in an arson that they're treating as a homicide.
The incident took place over the weekend when a fire was allegedly started in a shed on a residential property.
Police have identified the victim as 59-year-old Kenneth Edwards, the last known resident of the property.
Police spokeswoman Kaitlyn Dunn says police arrested 29-year-old Darcy Sheppard on Sunday night and made a second arrest on Monday.
Patrick Sweeney, 29, is now facing seven charges including first-degree murder, indignity to a dead body and arson.
Police say a post-mortem will be conducted to determine Edwards' cause of death.