Body discovered after house fire in Kettering

The body of a man has been discovered in a house in Kettering, Northamptonshire, following a fire.

Emergency services were called to a blaze at the property in Granville Street at about 0430 BST on Saturday.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze and a man was found dead in the house. The death is at present being treated as unexplained, said police.

A post-mortem examination will take place later. During the fire nearby properties were evacuated.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "Fire investigation teams and police forensic investigation officers are working to determine the cause of the fire."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites