Liverpool

Fire kills woman in St Helens house

A woman has died after a fire broke out at her house in St Helens.

The body of the woman, who was in her fifties, was discovered by fire crews on the ground floor of her home on Ardwick Street.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to the property at about 1430 BST.

An investigation is underway to find the cause of the blaze, but officers said that they were not treating it as suspicious.

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