Two arrested over hotel fire that killed three

Two men were arrested today by detectives investigating a hotel fire which killed three people.

The men, aged 44 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of murder and were taken to police stations in Cornwall where they will be interviewed by members of the investigation team.

Last summer the blaze at the Penhallow Hotel in Newquay claimed the lives of Joan Harper, 80, Peter Hughes, 43, and his mother Monica, 86.