Fire victim identified


Police have released the identity of the elderly man who perished in a house fire on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in La Ressource, Vieux Fort.

He is 63-year-old Walter Charles aka Milo, who was renting the house – a 6.6 by 3.3 metre wooden structure – owned by Merline Regis, according to a police press release.

The fire, which began at about 7:30 pm, destroyed the house.

Charles’ remains were discovered in the building.

An investigation into the cause of the fire continues.


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