Woman, 64, arrested on suspicion of murder after man found dead in house blaze
A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in a house fire.
Police discovered the victim after being called to a home in Stockport, Greater Manchester.
The 64-year-old suspect is being quizzed by detectives and the blaze treated as an isolated incident.
A cordon remains at the scene with inquiries on going, Greater Manchester Police said.
Detective Chief Inspector Gina Brennand said: "Very sadly, we can confirm that last night's fire has led to the death of a man.
"Specialist officers are supporting the man's family at this distressing time and our thoughts remain with them.
"While we have arrested a woman in connection with this incident, we would continue to appeal to anyone with information to contact officers.
"Were you in the area at the time or have any details that can assist our enquiries? If so, please get in touch."
Contact police on 0161 856 8692 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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