Manslaughter arrest after fatal fire in Tuebrook flat

Rocky Lane in Tuebrook
Image caption The fire broke out at a flat on Rocky Lane in Tuebrook

A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of a man in a fire at a flat in Liverpool.

The fire, which took two hours to put out, started at about 01:30 GMT on Thursday on Rocky Lane in Tuebrook.

A man in his 40s was taken to hospital after being found unconscious inside the property. He died a short time later.

Police said the arrested man, who is from Anfield, is in custody awaiting questioning.

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