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A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal house fire in Gorton.
Shortly before 2.30am Tuesday morning (13 July 2021), police were called by the fire service to reports of a fire at an address on Darras Road in Manchester.
Emergency services attended and a woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Police alongside fire investigators are working to establish the circumstances surrounding this death and a scene remains in place whilst enquiries are ongoing.
Yesterday (Tuesday 13 July) a 34-year old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
He is currently in hospital receiving treatment for injuries received prior to arrest. He remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
A 33-year-old woman previously arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody for questioning.
Anyone with information should contact police by reporting online or by using the LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk.
Alternatively, call 101 or 0161 856 2465 quoting log 228 of 13/07/21 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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