UPDATE Person located deceased following house fire in Holt IDENTIFIED

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The deceased in this matter has been identified as a 36-year-old man who resided at the property. 

The matter remains under investigation. Police urge anyone in the area of Holt and Latham between 2am and 3am on Wednesday, 22 May with dash-cam footage to contact police. 

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers. 


A person has been located deceased following a house fire in Holt early this morning.

About 2.50am this morning (Wednesday, 22 May 2024), police and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to the scene of a house fire at Giltinan Place, Holt.

The fire was extinguished but the body of a person was located inside the home.

The fire is being deemed suspicious at this time and an investigation is underway. 

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the fire or was in the vicinity of Giltinan Place prior to 3am this morning to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference number P2257160. Information can be provided anonymously.



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