Coventry & Warwickshire

Walsgrave flat 'arson attack' kills man

A 63-year-old man has died in a suspected arson attack on his home in Coventry.

Emergency services were called to a flat in Peterlee Walk, Walsgrave, at 2115 BST on Wednesday.

Allan Greasley, who lived alone, was rescued from the flat by fire crews but he died at the scene.

Three people have been arrested over the incident and are helping police with inquiries.

Police urged anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area on Wednesday between 2030 and 2130 BST to contact them.

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