Man's body found at house after fire in Pennal, Gwynedd

North Wales Fire and Rescue engine
Image caption A joint police and fire service inquiry is underway

The body of a 26-year-old man has been found at a house in Gwynedd after a fire.

The emergency services were called to a house in Pennal, near Machynlleth, at 10:15 GMT on Sunday after the body was discovered.

Officers confirmed there had been a fire at the property before police and fire crews arrived.

The death is not being treated as suspicious but an investigation has been launched.

Ch Insp Richie Green said; "North Wales Police and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are carrying out a joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident and I would appeal to anyone who may have information which may assist us, to contact call 101."