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Murder arrest after man dies in Nottingham house fire

Scene of fire at Derby Grove
Image caption The area around the fire scene in Lenton was cordoned off while an investigation took place

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and arson after the death of another man in a house fire.

Police are questioning the 56-year-old after the blaze at a three-storey house on Derby Grove, Nottingham, on Sunday afternoon.

A 55-year-old man was taken to the Queens Medical Centre where he died of his injuries, police said.

Derby Grove was closed at the junction with Ilkeston Road and Derby Road while an investigation took place.

The fire victim has not yet been officially identified, Nottinghamshire Police said.

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