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.