Man dies in house fire in Tewkesbury Walk, Newport

A man has died in a house fire in Newport, say Gwent Police.

Fire crews and police were called to a three-storey terraced property in Tewkesbury Walk close to the city centre at about 11:40 GMT on Wednesday.

The blaze was out on their arrival but the man's body was found in a back bedroom.

Fire investigators and scenes of crimes officers are looking into the cause of the blaze, but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A post mortem examination and formal identification is due to take place on Thursday.

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