South Norwood woman found dead after house fire

Waverley Road, South Norwood Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was found in the lounge of the property after the fire had been put out

A woman has been found dead by fire crews at a house in south London.

The woman, who has not been named, was in the lounge of the Waverley Road property in South Norwood at about 20:00 GMT on Friday.

London Fire Brigade said firefighters investigating the cause of the blaze which had "slightly damaged" the mid-terrace property found the woman's body.

An investigation into the cause is continuing.

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