Man and woman re arrested over Blackburn fire

Police investigating the death of a pensioner in a house fire in Blackburn have re arrested a 30 year old woman and a 38 year old man.

They will be questioned by detectives at Greenbank.

Police were called by the fire service shortly before 4:00am on Saturday, November 10th to reports of a fire at the bungalow on Pleckgate Road in the town.

Inside the property was the body of a man who has since been identified as Christopher Proctor, 88, who lived alone at the address. Mr Proctor was dead before the fire started and his death is being treated as suspicious.