Man, 84, found dead in Widnes house fire

The body of an 84-year-old man was discovered by firefighters after they were called to tackle the blaze on Lockett Road

The body of an 84-year-old man was discovered by firefighters after they were called to tackle the blaze on Lockett Road

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AN elderly man has died in a house fire in Widnes.

The body of an 84-year-old man was discovered by firefighters after they were called to tackle a blaze in Lockett Road at 10.25pm last night.

A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “Sadly, the occupant of the property, an 84-year-old man, was found deceased inside the property.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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