Police name man who died in St Leonards house fire

The scene of a fatal house fire in Hollington Old Lane, St Leonards SUS-150609-123616001
The scene of a fatal house fire in Hollington Old Lane, St Leonards SUS-150609-123616001
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A man who died in a house fire in St Leonards during the early hours of Sunday (September 6) has been formally named by police.

Ian Wilson, 41, lived in the house in Hollington Old Lane where the fire broke out.

A post mortem examination by a Home Office pathologist, carried out on Wednesday (September 9), showed that Mr Wilson died as a result of the fire.

Due to the circumstances surrounding his death, it is expected that the coroner for East Sussex will hold an inquest at a later date.

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