Skip to main content

Two plead guilty to manslaughter in Sudbury arson that killed three people

Share

On Friday afternoon at the Sudbury Courthouse, two men pled guilty in an arson case that killed three people in a townhouse on Bruce Avenue in April 2021.

Police and firefighters responded to the fire shortly before 5 a.m. April 11 at a unit in Ryan Heights.

Three of the four people inside the home when the fire started died. The fourth, another man, survived by jumping out a window.

At the proceedings Friday, Philippe Jeannotte and Jared Herick each entered pleas of guilt to three charges of manslaughter and one of causing bodily harm.

A publication ban prohibits any reporting on the evidence heard in court on Dec. 2.

That’s because another man, Liam Stinson, is awaiting trial by judge and jury on his charges related to the case. 

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

How a DNA test solved the biggest mystery in one man's life

At 76 years old, Paul McLister learned the family he'd grown up with had kept a massive secret from him all his life. He also found answers to questions he'd pondered since childhood, and gained a whole new family — all because of a DNA test kit.

What does science say about the ingredients in functional beverages?

Functional beverages -- or drinks promoted as offering mental or physical benefits beyond hydration -- are growing in popularity around the world. Hundreds of companies have jumped into the market, hoping to get some buzz with trendy and sometimes unfamiliar ingredients.

Stay Connected