Police have revealed that a man found dead after a fire at his home in Leeds had been stabbed.
75-year-old John Campbell's body was found after the blaze at the house in Farnley in the early hours of Tuesday. Police are appealing for information.
Police have revealed that a pensioner who was found dead at his home in Leeds after a fire had been stabbed.Read the full story ›
Sally Simpson has the latest on the fatal house fire in Farnley near Leeds.
Residents say there was little that could be done to save a man who died in a house fire at Farnley in Leeds early today. The blaze destroyed the house in Bawn Vale and also badly damaged the neighbouring house. Both properties are expected to be demolished.
Neighbour, Mark Ramsden, said he couldn't get near the burning building.
"There was nothing you could do. The windows were blown out, flames coming through the ceiling," he said.
The man who died, thought to be in his 60s or 70s, has not yet been formally identfied. An investigation into what caused the fire is underway.
Firefighters were called to Bawn Valey, Farnley shortly after 4am and discovered the body of a man inside the property. Inquiries are in the early stages to determine what caused the fire.
The funeral of a mother, injured whilst trying to rescue her three young children from a devastating house fire two years ago, has taken place today.
Samantha Hudson was found cuddling her children in a bedroom as fire engulfed their home in Bridlington. She suffered severe brain damage and spent two years in a specialist care home before she died nine days ago. Sarah Clark reports.
The funeral of Samantha Hudson whose three children were killed in a house fire in Bridlington more than two years ago will be held today.Read the full story ›
A mother who was badly injured two years ago in a fire which claimed the lives of her three children has died. Samantha Hudson, who was 29, had been in residential care recently and died from pneumonia.
Her three children, William, Anthony, and Maddie-Jane, all perished in the fire which ripped through their home in Bridlington as they slept. Jon Hill reports
A mother from East Yorkshire, injured in a house fire which killed her three children, has died.Read the full story ›