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Detectives investigating death of woman after Orpington house fire

Detectives investigating death of woman after Orpington house fire.

Police were called to an address in Cray Avenue at 11.15pm on Monday, 28 May to assist the London Fire Brigade (LFB) who were dealing with a fire.

A 45-year-old woman was discovered; she was pronounced dead at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.

Three other people were also taken to hospital – a 44-year-old man, who is in a life-threatening condition, and two youths (a boy and girl – ages currently unknown). Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The occupants of the house are believed to be family members.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is being conducted, led by the South Area Command Unit and the LFB.