A lady of 83 years badly burned in a fire at his home in Laval Friday night has died of his injuries on Saturday morning.
His spouse, 82 years old, is still in hospital, suffering from violent nervous shock.
The fire broke out around 18:30. Seeing the flames coming out of the windows, neighbors intervened and managed to get the victims home, located on Zephyr Street in Sainte-Dorothée sector.
But the woman had burns over 75% of his body.
The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. However, according to preliminary verification of the investigators, it would be accidental and not criminal.