Body Found In Wellingborough Fire

6 March 2014, 13:08 | Updated: 6 March 2014, 13:25

After an arrest yesterday, Northants Police have released a 36 year-old man on police bail today pending further enquiries.

The man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday after a body was found in a fire at a disused hotel in Wellingborough on Tuesday night

Northamptonshire Fire Service were called to the property on Midland Road at 9pm on Tues (Mar 4th); inside investigators found the body of a 48 year-old man.

Detective Chief Inspector Martin Kinchin, who is leading the investigation, said: "We are appealing for anyone who was in the Midland Road area (on Tuesday evening) or in the previous 24 hours, and who may have seen anyone entering or leaving the disused hotel where the fire happened, to contact police."

Today (Thursday Mar 6th) the scene remains cordoned off with forensic investigators still inside the charred ruins of the inside of the property.

ellingborough Hotel Fire Floral Tribute

A floral tribute has been left at the scene.