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Pictures of man and woman who died in a Nottingham house fire released by police

Nottinghamshire Police has released an image of the victims of a fire in Sneinton.

The deaths of a man and woman in a house fire are not currently being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

A joint fire and police investigation remains ongoing to establish the cause of the blaze which was reported in Whittier Road, Sneinton, at 12.43am on Saturday 26 March 2022.

The terraced house and adjoining properties were evacuated as fire crews tackled the blaze which was extinguished at 2.35am.

Paul Cox, aged 51, and Jennifer Jones, aged 40, were pronounced dead at the scene. A pet Jack Russell also died in the fire.

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Detective Sergeant James Hirst, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our thoughts are with the families and friends at this difficult time.

“Their deaths are not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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