Teenager dies after being found on fire in London street

An 18-year-old woman has died after being found on fire in a street in south-west London. Police said her death appeared "non-suspicious" but appealed for any witnesses.

London teenager fire death 'not suspicious'

Police said the death of an 18-year-old woman who died after being found on fire in a London street appeared "non-suspicious" but appealed for any witnesses.

Police were called to a level crossing where the woman was said to be on fire. Credit: Google Street View

Scotland Yard confirmed that the teenager had a young son, who was being looked after by relatives when she died and remains in their care.

Police are seeking three people who rushed to the woman's aid and tried to put out the flames in New Malden, south-west London.

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Teenager dies after being found on fire

A teenager has died after she was found on fire in south-west London. Police and the London Fire Brigade were called to a level crossing on West Barnes Lane, New Malden, where they found the 18-year-old on fire. They put out the blaze but the woman died at the scene.

A formal identification is yet to be made, but police believe they know the identity of the woman and her next of kin have been notified. The cause of the fire is being investigated, and police are treating the death as unexplained. It's believed the fire started at a nearby home in Linkway