Leicester

Bottesford fatal cottage blaze 'not suspicious'

Bottesford cottage fire
Image caption Nearby homes had to be evacuated on Sunday

A fatal fire at a Leicestershire cottage is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

Emergency crews discovered a body at the scene of the blaze at a row of cottages on Grantham Road in Bottesford on Sunday afternoon.

A post-mortem examination was carried out on Monday but results have not yet been released.

A Leicestershire Police spokesperson said further inquiries were being carried out to identify the deceased.

Nearby homes had to be evacuated during the incident.

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