Whitehaven woman dies in house fire

A 56-year-old woman has died at a fire in her home in Cumbria.

Emergency services were called to the property in Churchill Drive in Moresby, near Whitehaven, on Sunday, by witnesses who spotted smoke.

The body of Joyce Oldfield was recovered by fire crews using breathing apparatus. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that neither the death nor the cause of the fire were believed to be suspicious.

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