Father of baby killed in arson fire arrested

Cordell Brown stands in front of his home that was destroyed by arson, claimed the life of his young son and left his wife in serious condition, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017.

Cordell Brown stands in front of his home that was destroyed by arson, claimed the life of his young son and left his wife in serious condition, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Kent Morrison, Global News

Cordell Brown, the father of five-month-old homicide victim Hunter Brown, was arrested in southwest Edmonton Friday night.

Hunter died due to smoke inhalation in a deliberately set house fire in Ambleside on Tuesday morning.

Other media are reporting the arrest is unrelated to the homicide and arson investigation.

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Photos of the arrest show an ambulance in the background.

Police would not immediately confirm the reason behind the arrest.

More to come…

 

Source : http://globalnews.ca/news/3697862/father-of-baby-killed-in-arson-fire-arrested/