BREAKING NEWS: Fire death victim named

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THE pensioner who died in a fire at Swineshead on Sunday afternoon has been named locally as Alan Thorne (67).

Emergency services were called to Tarry Hill at about 4pm and discovered his badly burned body in the back garden at his house.

Police and fire officers are investigating and are treating the cause of Mr Thorne’s death as unexplained.

• The Coroner has been informed.