Smoke killed man in house fire

A man has been killed in a fire in a bungalow in the village of Stanton near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.

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Elderly man was killed by smoke inhalation in house fire

A man found dead in a house in Stanton in Suffolk died as a result of smoke inhalation, a post mortem has found.

The blaze broke out at around 4am on Monday June 10 in Drovers Rise. The body of a man, who was believed to be his eighties, was found inside.

Following an investigation into the cause of the blaze the death is no longer being treated as unexplained and no other party is thought to have been involved.

The death will now be referred to the coroner.

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