Deptford fire: Murder inquiry after boy died in house blaze

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    The death of a seven-year-old boy killed in a house fire is being treated as murder, the Met Police has said.

    Joel Urhie was found after a “very severe fire” in the property in Adolphus Street, Deptford, south-east London, in the early hours.

    Det Supt Jane Corrigan said the force has “no idea” what motive there was but that it is believed the fire was arson.

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