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Two Charged in Arson That Injured Four Others

October 23, 2016 11:11 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have made two arrests in an arson that injured four people this past summer.

Multiple incendiary devices were thrown into windows of a home in the 500 block of Young Street during the early morning hours of July 16, injuring a 25-year-old man, 20-year-old woman, and two youths.

The adults suffered more serious injuries in the fire, while the youths were treated and released.

Police determined the fire was arson and estimated damage at $100,000.

The investigation continued and police identified several suspects.

Dallas River Perreault, 20, was arrested on September 15. Michael Kevin Ndlovu, 26, was arrested on October 22.

Both face charges of arson causing damage to property and arson with disregard for human life. Ndlovu also faces charges of possessing an incendiary device.

The two suspects remain in custody.

— Staff