Investigation into sudden death ongoing

Lethbridge Police and Fire continue to investigate a sudden death following a fire over the weekend

On November 10, 2018  at approximately 4:23 a.m. Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services responded to a fire alarm at the Landmark building along the 500 block of 6 Street South. Three stations and 22 firefighters attended. Fire crews extinguished the fire, which was isolated to one unit.

The body of a male, tentatively identified as the 39-year-old occupant of the unit, was located inside. The male will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s office in Calgary for an autopsy on Tuesday.

At this time there is no evidence to suggest foul play, however the file remains under investigation pending the results of the autopsy.

No further details or information will be released today.