Arrest Made in Homicide and Arson Investigation

HAGERSVILLE – A 36-year-old Hagersville man has been arrested and charged in a homicide and arson investigation.

Fire crews responded to an apartment fire on Main Street North in Hagersville last Wednesday after a witness reported seeing smoke coming from an apartment unit.

The body of a deceased person was located inside the apartment. The deceased has been identified as 30-year-old Tyler King of the Mississauga’s of the Credit First Nation, Ontario.

OPP have since arrested and charged 36-year-old Joseph Tobicoe of Hagersville with First Degree Murder and Arson.