Man dies after fire in Cheshire

A man has died after a fire at his home in Cheshire.

The 82 year old was found dead at a cottage in Frodsham on Saturday morning.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death in Watery Lane.

A spokesperson for Cheshire Police said:

"At approximately 07:45 this morning a man out walking his dog spotted smoke coming from a cottage on Watery Lane.

"An 82 year old man who lived at the address was pronounced dead at the scene.

"There are no suspicious circumstances and his next of kin have been informed. Police are preparing a file for the coroner's office."