Smoke inhalation determined cause of death
The RCMP in Bonavista has released the identities of the two people who died in a house fire on Chard's Hill in Bonavista Monday.
Monty Chard, 53, and his wife, Beverly Chard, 52 were found dead in their home when firefighters and RCMP responded to the house fire early Monday morning after being alerted by a neighbour.
Autopsies were conducted and the official cause of death for both was determined to be smoke inhalation.
The RCMP advises the fire investigation is still ongoing, however, no foul play is suspected.