A 75-year-old woman has died following a house fire in Abergavenny yesterday (Tuesday February 15).

Officers from Gwent Police were called to an address in Laburnum Walk at around 8.30am following a report of a fire.

Firefighters from the South Wales Fire and Rescue service attended the scene along with officers, with Gwent Police confirming in a statement that a 75-year-old woman was found dead inside the property and that her next of kin have been informed.

In their statement, Gwent Police added: “The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

“A report has been submitted to the coroner in relation to the death.”