Police have confirmed the identity of a man who died following a fire at a property in Ashington earlier this week, as Graham Green.
Emergency services were called to an address in Milburn Road on Thursday, June 6 at 11.41pm after a fire broke out.
While carrying out a search of the property, a crew from Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service found a body, which has now been formally identified as the 39-year-old occupant.
His family are currently being supported by specially-trained officers from Northumbria Police and an investigation has been launched.
- Detective Inspector Joanne Brooks from Northumbria Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiry team said: