Woman, 82, dies in Bolton sheltered housing flat fire

An elderly woman has died in a fire at a flat at a sheltered housing complex in Greater Manchester.

The body of the 82-year-old was discovered by firefighters in her ground floor home at Hind Street, Bolton just after 16:00 GMT on Sunday.

The fire service said an investigation into the cause was under way but that the blaze was not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman said that officers were hoping to talk to witnesses.

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