Man arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal flat fire

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a pensioner in a flat fire.

Malcolm Turner, 69, was found collapsed in his maisonette in Jenner Street, Coventry, at about 4.25am on Tuesday, after reports of a fire.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and a post-mortem examination has concluded he died of smoke inhalation, West Midlands Police said.

In a tribute released through the force, the victim’s devastated family said...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-08-23 17:05
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