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Police looking for suspect; investigating premeditated murder after Nicosia fire kills one

January 30, 2019 at 4:30pm

Police are looking for 32 year old man in connection with the fire that broke out in central Nicosia early on Wednesday, killing one woman, philenews reported.

Police said they are investigating premeditated murder, conspiracy, arson and breaking and entering.

On Wednesday morning, the fire service and police were called to Costakis Pantelides street off Eleftheria Square to respond to a fire at a café. The fire broke out on the ground floor of the three-storey building.

While tackling the blaze, fire fighters found the body of a woman on the first floor.

Some residents managed to evacuate the building before the arrival of fire fighters. The woman was on the first floor which had filled with smoke.

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