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Woman's body found after Peckham flat fire

A woman's body has been found in a flat in south London where a fire started in the early hours.

Two fire crews were called to Sumner Road, Peckham, just after 0100 BST and took about 90 minutes to bring the fire under control.

A 49-year-old woman found inside the maisonette was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A London Fire Brigade spokesman said the cause of the blaze was being investigated.

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