Charges Laid After East Windsor Arson

Monday October 9th, 2017

Posted at 1:20pm

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Windsor Police have laid chargers after an East Windsor arson.

According to police, on Monday, October 9th, 2017 around 2:40am they were called to the area of Milloy Street and Ellrose Avenue for an initial report of an injured person.

Officers arrived to find a 20-year-old male with extensive burn injuries to his exposed arms and legs.

EMS transported the injured male to hospital. His burn injuries are severe, but not life-threatening.

Officers located a pair of shoes believed to belong to the injured male that had a strong odour of gasoline.

At the same time Windsor Fire and Rescue Services was on scene in the 1500 block of Arthur Road extinguishing a garage fire. The fire was approximately 800 metres from the location that the officers encountered the injured male.

Fire investigators say that the fire caused damage to the garage structure, a vehicle parked inside, a fence and the rear of the home. A shed and the back of the house next door was also damaged. Total damage is at $100,000.

The fire was extinguished and the scene contained.

Officers confirmed the identity of the injured male, and learned that earlier he had been in the company of a 18-year-old male.

Officers located the 18-year-old male at a residence in the 200 block of Jos Janisse Avenue. This male had minor burn injuries and an odour of gasoline on his clothing.

Gavin Blok-Kavanaugh is charged with one count of arson.

The matter remains under investigation by Windsor Police Arson Unit, as well as the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office.

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