Woman charged in relation to fatal Brampton fire


Published February 17, 2021 at 5:21 pm

A woman has been charged in relation to a fatal fire that occurred in Brampton.

During the evening of May 7, 2020, first responders were called to a house fire located at 5 Mill Street North.

After the fire was extinguished, two bodies were found. The victims were identified as 65-year-old Keith Powell, and 59-year-old Darell Terrell–both from Brampton.

After a thorough investigation, investigators with the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have charged 34-year-old Amanda Smith, of no fixed address, with two counts of Manslaughter, two counts of Criminal Negligence Cause Death, and one count of Arson Endangering Life.

The investigation is still on-going, and anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at 905-453-2121 extension 3205.

Additionally, information may be provided anonymously to Peel Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or visiting their website.

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