Harry Crossley named as man who died in St Saviour fire

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An 86-year-old man who died in a fire at a Jersey housing development for older people has been named by police.

Harry Crossley died after a fire was caused by a faulty lamp in a lounge at Victoria Cottage Homes shortly before 07:00 BST on 14 May.

Jersey Police said a post mortem was yet to be carried out but there were no suspicious circumstances.

A spokesperson for the Viscount's Office said no date had been set for a coroner's inquest.

Mr Crossley's death was the first fire-related fatality in Jersey for five years, according to the Jersey Fire and Rescue Service station commander Marc Le Cornu.

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