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OPP investigating fire at Whitestone home after body recovered

Police are investigating a fatal fire in Whitestone.
Police are investigating a fatal fire in Whitestone. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Police are investigating after a body was recovered at the scene of a fire in Whitestone.

According to West Parry Sound OPP, on Tuesday, just before 5 p.m., officers received a report of a fatal fire at a residence in Whitestone.

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Police say the home was found to be fully engulfed in flames.

During the firefighting process, officers say, a body was recovered.

Police say the deceased has been identified as 53-year-old Michael Landry from Whitestone.

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According to police, the investigation is ongoing.

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