Fatal Peacehaven house fire not suspicious

A fire at a house in East Sussex in which an 88-year-old woman died is not believed to have been suspicious, fire crews and police have said.

The woman was found dead in the house in Arundel Road Central in Peacehaven shortly after 1300 BST on Monday.

Police said it was now thought the fire had not been started deliberately, but the exact cause was still unknown.

The name of the woman has not yet been released, and her death has been referred to the coroner.

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