Leicester

Murder inquiry after woman's body found in Leicester fire

Leah Fray Image copyright Leicestershire Police
Image caption Police asked anyone who saw Leah Fray recently to come forward

A woman's body has been found in a burning building, prompting a murder investigation.

Leah Fray, 27, was discovered by firefighters tackling a blaze at a property at the junction of Mere Road and Diseworth Street in Leicester.

Police believe the fire on Sunday morning had been started deliberately. No arrests have been made.

The force urged anyone who saw Ms Fray recently or saw anything unusual in the area on Saturday night to come forward.

Det Ch Insp Michelle Keen said: "From our initial inquiries, we know that Leah associated with a lot of different people across Leicester.

"We owe it to this young woman and her family to find out who is responsible for her death."

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