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.
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The son of the Yorkshire Ripper's first victim has responded to a letter sent to ITV Calendar by the serial killer.
The former England cricketer reportedly suggested he would have a better chance of being knighted if he "blacked up".
The two-page letter addresses allegations that Sutcliffe attacked men before murdering 13 women