Sussex

Man's body found in Eastbourne house fire

Eastbourne fire Image copyright eddie mitchell
Image caption The fire was thought to have started in the kitchen, the fire service said.

A man has died in a house fire in Sussex.

The body of the 60-year-old man was discovered by fire crews when they entered the property in Salehurst Road in Eastbourne.

The blaze, which is thought to have started in the kitchen, was reported at about 20:30 GMT on Saturday.

The fire is not thought to be suspicious, Sussex Police said. Fire crews have returned to the scene and an investigation is under way.

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