Police have named a man who died in a house fire in County Durham. The body of 45 year old Lakhbir Uppal, who lived in the property, was found in the bedroom of the ground floor flat in Sedgefield yesterday morning. Investigations are continuing, but the fire isn't regarded as suspicious.
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