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Murder investigation underway after man found dead in house fire

A murder investigation is underway following the death of a man after a house fire.

Andrew Simon, 44, was discovered in a house in Dent Street, Hartlepool, earlier this month.

A 35-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death has been released without charge.

A 40-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of arson and manslaughter remains on bail. Police are appealing for information.