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Arrest in Leicester flat fire murder investigation

Leah Fray Image copyright Leicestershire Police
Image caption Leah Fray, 27, was found by firefighters at a flat in Leicester on Sunday morning

A man has been arrested after a woman's body was found in a burning building in Leicester.

Leah Fray, 27, was discovered by firefighters at a flat at the junction of Mere Road and Diseworth Street on Sunday morning.

Police said they believed the fire had been started deliberately.

A 56-year-old man was arrested at an address in Barwell on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody and inquiries are ongoing.

Leicestershire Police has renewed an appeal for witnesses.

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