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Salford house fire death: Third murder arrest

Berry Street in Clifton Image copyright Google
Image caption The body of Thomas Jones was found at a property on Berry Street in Clifton

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man found dead following a house fire in Salford.

Firefighters found the body of Thomas Jones, 47, inside a property on Berry Street, Clifton, on 22 March.

A post-mortem examination concluded he died from multiple stab wounds, Greater Manchester Police said.

A 40-year-old man remains in police custody for questioning. A woman, 37, and man, 41, also arrested on suspicion of murder have been released on bail.

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