BREAKING NEWS: Body found after fire identified

long eaton fire linda parkes wellington street
long eaton fire linda parkes wellington street

CORONERS have confirmed that the body of a woman found after a fire in Long Eaton last week was the house owner Linda Parkes.

Police said that the 61-year-old’s body was identified by a family member yesterday (Wednesday).

An inquest will open into her death on Monday.

Firefighters spent 14 hours last Friday removing piles of rubbish at the house in Wellington Street but the body was not discovered until a police search on Monday morning.

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