Stoke & Staffordshire

Diane Eunice Moorhead, 70, dies in Blurton flat fire

A 70-year-old woman has been killed in a flat fire in Stoke-on-Trent.

Diane Eunice Moorhead was found by firefighters at about 10:10 GMT at a flat in Ripon Road, Blurton.

She was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in a critical condition and died shortly afterwards.

She was the only person in the flat, but a 43-year-old man was treated for smoke inhalation. The fire is not being treated as suspicious.

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