A long-serving police officer has tragically died following a seafront car fire.
PC David Myers, 47, was rushed to hospital after the blaze in Seaton Carew, County Durham last Monday, but later died.
The cause of the fire is not known and police inquiries are still "ongoing".
- A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said:
According to the force, PC Myers served for 16 years at Cleveland, after previously serving with the Metropolitan Police Service.
Cleveland Police also added: "His family need privacy at this very difficult time and we would urge that everyone respects this."