Elderly woman’s death in Peacehaven fire not suspicious

POLICE said the death of a woman during a house fire in Peacehaven is not being treated as suspicious.

The 88-year-old woman, who has not yet been identified, was found dead at her home in Arundel Road Central shortly after 1pm on Monday (April 4).

It is now thought that the fire was not started deliberately, although the exact cause is still unknown.

The woman’s death has been referred to the coroner.