chingford fire death woman held on suspicion of murder

Chingford fire death: Woman held on suspicion of murder

Crime scene Image copyright Ian Welford
Image caption The woman’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, the Met Police said

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was found by emergency services after a house fire.

The victim, aged in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the property in Genever Close, Chingford, north-east London. on Tuesday afternoon.

The Met Police said a woman, aged in her 50s, was arrested at the scene and taken to hospital for treatment to burns.

She will be questioned by officers “in due course”.