North Ormesby house fire death: Man arrested by murder police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who died in a house fire on Teesside, police have said.

Teresa Ryan, 50, was rescued from a property on Warton Street in North Ormesby late on Wednesday night but was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 32-year-old Middlesbrough man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and burglary. A woman, 28, also from the town, has been held on suspicion of burglary, Cleveland Police said.

Both are being quizzed by detectives.

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