KAWARTHA LAKES-Kawartha Lakes Police Service arrested the homeowner this morning in relation to the residential fire that occurred on Russell Street December 17.
Kawartha Lakes Police and Kawartha Lakes Fire and Rescue Services responded to the residential fire that destroyed the home, damaging a second residence.
As a result of an ongoing investigation involving members of the Kawartha Lakes Police Criminal Investigations Branch and Forensic Identification Unit with the assistance of the Ontario Fire Marshall Office, a 24-year-old female has been arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Indictable Offence / Arson Endangering Life and Fraud Over $5000.
The tenants in the basement of the home escaped without injury.
The accused has been held for a bail hearing and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on December 22, 2023.
This investigation is on-going, Kawartha Lake Police are looking to identify and speak to the individual in these photos in relation to the incident. If you are able to identify this person or have any information in relation to this incident contact the Kawartha Lakes Police Service at 705-324.5252.
Or if you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or at klcrimestoppers.com.