RCMP has arrested a 44-year-old male in connection to arson on Sagkeeng First Nation.
Police say that around 12:30 am Monday, June 21, 2021, they were called to a house fire on Highway 11. When officers arrived they found a house fully engulfed in flames. A 19-year-old male and a 25-year-old male inside the home when the fire started were able to get out.
An investigation led officers to arrest a male who was at the scene.
Quinton Courchene has been charged for his alleged involvement with two counts of Arson-Disregard for Human Life. He was detained in custody.
RCMP and the Office of Fire Commissioner continue to investigate.
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