Police say North York fatal fire is suspicious
Published Friday, August 30, 2013 7:14AM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 30, 2013 5:00PM EDT
Police have deemed a 45-year-old Toronto man’s death suspicious after he was found dead in a burning home near Bayview and Finch avenues early Friday morning.
Toronto Fire Services said the man was found in the back bedroom of a home on Cummer Avenue in North York around 1 a.m.
Authorities said Friday afternoon the deck at the back of the house had been set on fire. A fire spokesman said earlier the blaze started on the back porch and then spread into the home.
However, it is not known if the man died as a result of the fire or due to something else.
Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact investigators at 416-808-3200 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).
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