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Victims of Matheson fire identified

11-07-18 OPP Stock
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Police have identified the victims of a fatal fire in Matheson. 

The July 3 fire happened at a North Road residence. Two people were found at the scene.

Police say the victims have been identified as William Clark, 55, and Jessica Fortier, 22. Both are from Matheson. The post-mortems were done by the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Pathology Service.

"The investigation is continuing. There is no risk to the public at this time," reads an OPP news release.

According to OPP, it is under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch in partnership with the Ontario Fire Marshal, Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario, and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.