Crawley Flat Fire Treated As Murder

12 July 2018, 17:29 | Updated: 12 July 2018, 17:31


A woman's died after a flat fire in Crawley.

Emergency services were called to Warren Drive on Wednesday evening.

They carried out CPR but despite their best efforts the victim, aged 53, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say her next of kin have been informed, and that the woman's death is being treated as suspicious.

Two men who were also inside the property when police arrived have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

Police say they're not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.

A Police spokesman said: "The fire occurred in a lounge on the first floor of the premises and was contained to that room.

"Forensics are being carried out at the scene, however police are in the very early stages of the investigation and there are no further details available at this stage.

"Anyone with any information is asked to report it online or call 101 quoting Operation Brevis.

"Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111."