Wednesday, 17 Jul 2024

Murder charge laid after body of pregnant woman found in Saskatoon house fire

A Saskatoon man charged with arson is now facing a murder charge.

Jonathon Rosenthal, 39 was charged with arson after a house fire at 229 Ave. F North on July 6.

The remains of Crystal McFadyen (nee Louis), 37, were found inside the home. She was eight months pregnant.

An autopsy concluded she was the victim of a homicide.

Saskatoon police charged Rosenthal on Wednesday with second-degree murder, and indignity to human remains.

Police said McFadyen was known to Rosenthal.

He had been out on $5,000 bail and strict conditions.


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