Humberside

Man found on fire in Hull street dies

Thanet Road
Image caption It is not known whether he set fire to himself or whether there was another cause, Humberside Police said

A man who was found on fire in a street has died.

The victim was treated for serious burns but was pronounced dead at the scene in Thanet Road, Hull, just after 20:00 GMT on Wednesday, police said.

It is not known whether he set fire to himself or whether there was another cause, Humberside Police said.

The force said no-one else was hurt and it was not looking for anyone in connection with the "isolated incident."

Det Supt Dave Wood appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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