Norfolk

Police investigate Great Hockham fatal house fire

Scotgate Close, Great Hockham Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim's body was found in a house in Scotgate Close, Great Hockham

A police inquiry has been launched after a fatal house fire on Wednesday.

The victim, believed to be a man, was found in the house at Great Hockham, near Thetford, after firefighters were called at about 15:00 GMT.

Norfolk Police said the death at Scotgate Close is being treated as "unexplained" and the cause of the blaze is not yet known.

The house has been sealed off and fire investigators have returned to the scene to continue their inquiries.

A police spokeswoman said they did not expect to release any details about the victim at this stage.

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