Damaged houses in Buckley Street, Shaw
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Man arrested over Oldham gas blast death

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the death of a toddler in an explosion in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

Jamie Heaton, two, died in the blast on Tuesday when he was watching television at his home in Buckley Street, Shaw.

His neighbour Andrew Partington, 27, suffered severe burns in the suspected gas explosion.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 27 Jun 2012
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