Woman found dead in blazing house in Lowestoft


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The body of a woman believed to be in her 70s has been found following a house fire.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in Lowestoft at 9.27pm last night.

The fire on Laxfield Way was brought under control just before 10pm.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "The cause has not yet been determined.

"Regrettably the occupier was found deceased. At this stage it is not clear if the occupant died as a result of the fire or before the fire started.

"Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and Suffolk Police are further investigating."