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Father who died in Hull house fire named

The man who died in a house fire on Wensley Avenue in Hull on Saturday has been named as 47-year-old Gary Bolton.

The scene of the tragic house fire in Wensley Avenue

The police believe the girl who passed away is Gary's 10-year-old daughter Paige, although she will not be formally identified until a post mortem examination has been completed.

The father's post mortem examination was held yesterday and the investigation continues.

Chief Superintendent Darren Downs said:

We are continuing to support the families of those involved at this very difficult time and our thoughts are with them.

“Investigations into this kind of incident are very complex and take time to complete."

– Darren Downs
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