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Sunday, 18 November 2007, 11:59 GMT
Murder charge after blaze death

A man has been charged with murder after a 46-year-old woman died following a house fire.

The woman was injured in the blaze in Langdale Avenue, Holbrooks, Coventry, on Tuesday evening and she died at City Hospital, Nottingham, on Wednesday.

Her six-year-old daughter suffered serious burns in the incident.

A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder and arson with intent to endanger life. He is due before magistrates in Coventry on Monday.