Nottingham

Woman's death at Clifton house 'not suspicious'

The death of a woman whose body was found after a fire at a house in Nottingham is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to the property on Pieris Drive, Clifton, at about 1545 GMT on Wednesday.

Firefighters discovered the body of the woman, believed to be have been in her 60s, inside the the house.

The results of an investigation by fire officials suggest the blaze was caused by smoking materials.

A Nottinghamshire Police spokesperson said a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out in the next few days.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.

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