18 Year Old Facing Manslaughter & Arson Charge
Source: Area OPP
Date: Fri Sep 11 06:15:42 MST 2020
Members of the Grey Bruce OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fire. As a result of this investigation, OPP have charged Taran HIBMA, 18 years old, of Owen Sound, with the following Criminal Code of Canada offences:
Manslaughter, contrary to section 236;
Causing Death by Criminal Negligence, contrary to section 220; and,
Arson - Disregard for Life, contrary to section 433
The accused was arrested on September 9, 2020 and held for a bail hearing on September 10, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound.
Grey Bruce OPP are not releasing the identity of the deceased until Post Mortem results are completed.
Anyone with information on this investigation are asked to contact Grey Bruce OPP, 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.