Autopsies complete for Nova Scotia family of six killed in fire: RCMP

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MILLVALE, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say the autopsies are complete for the family of six that died in a trailer fire in Millvale, N.S., over the weekend.

The Mounties said today in a news release the provincial fire marshal’s office continues to investigate the cause of the blaze.

They say the evidence gathered so far indicates the fire was not suspicious.

Authorities responded to a call about the fire on Sunday evening and found the family of six from Amherst, N.S, dead in a Passport Ultra Lite trailer.

The victims are 30-year-old Robert Jorge Sears, his partner, 28-year-old Michelle Robertson, and their four children, Madison, 11, Robert Ryder, 8, Jaxson, 4, and Colin J., 3.

The town of Amherst has put up a memorial for the family to allow loved ones and residents to pay their respects.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 16, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

The Canadian Press

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