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Aberdeen house fire leaves woman dead

The body of an elderly woman has been found after a fire at a flat in Aberdeen.

Some 15 fire fighters tackled the blaze at the property in Anderson Avenue at about 12:30 on Sunday.

The body of 74-year-old Margaret Ewen was found inside.

Grampian Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances at this stage, although investigations alongside the fire service were ongoing.

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