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Long Eaton flat fire: Murder arrests after death of man

Lynden Avenue in Long Eaton Image copyright Google
Image caption Emergency services responded to a report a man was trapped in a flat

Two people have been arrested following the death of a man after a fire at a flat in Derbyshire.

Police were called to a property in Lynden Avenue, Long Eaton, at about 05:40 BST on Saturday, following reports that a man was trapped.

The man, who has not been named, was taken to hospital with burn injuries and later died.

A 54-year-old woman and a 51-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A cordon remains in place while the investigation continues.

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Source: bbc.co.uk

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