July 26, 2014 7:06 pm
Updated: July 27, 2014 3:36 pm

Homicide unit called to scene of suspicious fire

Police on scene of "suspicious" incident at Holiday Towers on Hargrave Street

Riley McDermid / Global News

A man is dead and the city’s homicide unit has been called in after what is being deemed a suspicious fire at a downtown apartment complex.

Around 5:30 Saturday morning, fire crews were called to holiday towers on Hargrave Street for reports of a fire.

A man was rushed to hospital in critical condition.  He has since died and the homicide unit is involved.

Police are releasing few details in this case – including the victim’s name. no arrests have been made.

The fire caused extensive smoke damage to the apartment estimated at 10 thousand dollars.

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