Edgbaston house fire: Murder inquiry after woman dies


A fire at a house in Birmingham in which a 36-year-old woman died is being treated as murder.

Three other people were injured as they tried to escape from the property on Speedwell Road, Edgbaston, on Monday morning.

West Midlands Police confirmed that the suspected arson attack was now a murder inquiry.

Attempts were made to resuscitate the woman on the way to hospital and she was declared dead at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Michael Davies, Mohammed Rathore, Sajid Ali and Nagina Ali were at the scene.

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