Humberside

Grimsby wheelie bin arson attack victim dies

A man has died five days after being rescued from his flat when it was set alight in an apparent arson attack.

John Roach's home in Stannage Walk was set on fire after a burning wheelie bin was pushed up against his front door.

The 67-year-old was treated in hospital following the blaze on Friday but died on Wednesday after being discharged. A post-mortem examination is due to take place, Humberside Police said.

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson.

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