Man dies after being found on fire in Thetford

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A man from Thetford has died after being found on fire in the early hours of this morning.

The victim, believed to be in his early 40s, was found alight in the street outside flats in Walmington Court at 12.30am.

He later died at a specialist unit in Chelmsford from burn injuries.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said the incident was not being treated as suspicious and no one else is believed to be involved.

The man’s next of kin have been informed and an inquest will be opened in due course, according to the spokesman.