Birmingham & Black Country

Meriden bungalow fire: Woman, 59, found dead

A 59-year-old woman has been found dead after a house fire near Solihull, in the West Midlands.

Emergency services were called to a bungalow in Main Street, in Meriden, at just after 12:00 GMT on Friday.

A police spokesman said crews arrived to find a small fire at the property and inside they found the woman who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police sealed off the property and forensic teams were called in. An investigation has been launched.

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