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Homicide detectives lay charges in arson

For Immediate Release:26-Aug-2017 @ 8:24 PM
MRU #:H17R036-2

Edmonton Police Service Homicide detectives have charged a man and a woman in connection with an arson that claimed the life of a 5-month-old baby.

Information was obtained that the house fire was started when outdoor patio furniture was purposely set on fire near the front door on the porch at the residence (1040 Armitage Cr SW) on Aug. 22, 2017.  Along with evidence from arson investigators, detectives were then able to arrest the accuseds in the early evening of Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

 

Homicide detectives arrested Bronson Woycenko, 19, and Jessica Tammerand, 18, without incident.

 

Woycenko is charged with 2nd degree murder, arson:disregard for human life, mischief under $5,000(x2).

 

Tammerand is charged with arson:disregard for human life, mischief under $5,000 (x2).

 

Detectives continue to investigate.

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Please contact Patrycia Thenu at (780) 421-2663 for more information.

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