31 December 2012

Police can confirm that a fire at a house in Sedgeford yesterday is not being treated as suspicious.

The body of an elderly woman was found in the property on Holly Hill following the fire on the morning of Sunday 30 December 2012.

Further inquiries carried out today by police and the fire service at the property have found there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire. The seal at the property has now been lifted and a file is being prepared for the Coroner.

 

30 December 2012

Police can confirm that a body of an elderly lady has been found in a house after a fire that took place earlier today near Hunstanton.

Officers along with the fire service and ambulance were called at about 7.15am this morning to a property at Holly Hill in Sedgeford.

The fire was extinguished and the road was closed with diversions put in place. Most of these were lifted at about 10.35am today.

Investigations are on going to establish the cause of the fire which, at this time, remains unexplained. A seal remains in place on the property as enquiries between the fire service and police continue.

Next of kin have been informed, formal identification of the body is still to take place and the Coroner will be informed in due course.

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