Man dies in early morning Ixworth flat blaze

Peddars Close, Ixworth Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim died after a fire broke out at the flat in Peddars Close, Ixworth (pictured)

A man has died in a blaze at a flat in the early hours of the morning, police have said.

The victim, who has not been named, died after a fire broke out at the property in Peddars Close, Ixworth, near Bury St Edmunds.

Suffolk Police said they were contacted by the fire service just after 01:30 BST following reports of the blaze.

Officers said the death is not thought to be suspicious, but a joint police and fire investigation was under way.

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