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Woman’s body found in basement suite after suspicious Saskatoon fire

The Saskatoon Fire Department said the body of a woman was found in a basement suite at the scene of a fire. File / Global News

The body of Kim Gamble, 42, was found by the Saskatoon Fire Department after a basement suite fire on Oct. 15.

A 911 caller reported visible flames coming from a multi-unit complex in the 1400-block of 21st Street West at roughly 4:30 p.m. CT.

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Firefighters found the body of a 42-year-old woman inside the basement suite when they entered the building.

An autopsy was completed earlier this week. The cause of death is undetermined.

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Saskatoon police said the suspicious fire and death are being investigated by the chief coroner’s office and major crimes unit.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Damage is estimated at $100,000, and the cause of the fire remains undetermined.

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