Sussex

Victim of fatal house fire in Peacehaven is identified

An 88-year-old woman who died in a house fire in Peacehaven, East Sussex, has been identified by police.

Jean Horton and her pet cat died in the fire at her home in Arundel Road Central on Monday just after 1300 BST.

Initial post-mortem examination findings revealed her death was not suspicious but further tests are needed to find out exactly how she died.

Sussex police also said they were satisfied there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire.

Mrs Horton's death has been referred to the East Sussex coroner.

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