Udo Haan charged with murder, arson in connection to Kitchener home explosion

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Udo Haan has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the recent death of his wife, Edra Haan.

The 58-year-old Kitchener man is also facing arson charges.

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Edra Haan’s body was found on Aug. 22 in the backyard of her home on Sprucedale Crescent after the house had exploded.

More from the home explosion:

Udo Haan was airlifted to a Hamilton hospital with critical injuries. Police say he remains in hospital under medical care.

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The explosion demolished the home and left two others with heavy damage.

Udo Hahn has also been charged with arson disregard for human life and two counts of arson damage to property.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8419 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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