Elderly couple die in house fire in Daventry district village

Hillmorton Lane, Lilbourne
Hillmorton Lane, Lilbourne

Two people in their 80s died following a house fire in a village on Saturday night.

Four fire crews from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, along with ambulances and police were called to the property in Hillmorton Lane, Lilbourne, at 11.30pm.

Police say that sadly a man and woman in their 80s died.

The cause of the blaze is not being treated as suspicious.