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Body discovered after house fire in Kettering

The body of a man has been discovered in a house in Kettering, Northamptonshire, following a fire.

Emergency services were called to a blaze at the property in Granville Street at about 0430 BST on Saturday.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze and a man was found dead in the house. The death is at present being treated as unexplained, said police.

A post-mortem examination will take place later. During the fire nearby properties were evacuated.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "Fire investigation teams and police forensic investigation officers are working to determine the cause of the fire."

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