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The daughter of a man found dead in a burning car in a North Yorkshire village on Tuesday, September 17, says her father killed himself because he could no longer bear the pain of the sudden death of his grandson eight years ago.
William Cressey, 10, died from meningitis at Darlington Memorial Hospital in 2005.
His mother, Cheryl, says her father struggled with his grief and believed that nobody had been held accountable for William's death.
Mrs Cressey was too upset to appear on camera but asked ITV News Tyne Tees to report her father's death and also her comments, which she gave to our correspondent, Rachel Bullock.
Police have named a man who was found dead in a burning car in Hutton Rudby near Yarm as Ronald Bamlett.
The 74-year-old from Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, was found inside the car on Tuesday, September 17.
His death is being treated as unexplained.
North Yorkshire Police say the death of a man in a burning car is 'unexplained' and that they are investigating.
Police are investigating after a body was found in a burning car. Officers were called to the fire in Hutton Rugby near Yarm. The death is being treated as unexplained.
Police are investigating after a body was found in a burning car.
Officers were called to the fire in Hutton Rugby near Yarm, at around 1.40pm today.
A body was found inside the car and police are making inquiries to identify the deceased.
Police and the fire brigade are investigating the cause of the fire and anyone with information is asked to contact them.