Manchester

Elderly woman dies in Stockport house fire

An investigation is under way after fire crews found the body of an elderly woman at a house in Stockport.

The 82-year-old was discovered in the front room of a house on Garthland Road, Hazel Grove at 1910 BST on Thursday.

A reported fire in the kitchen had already gone out by the time fire crews attended, a fire service spokesman said.

There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

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