Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Another Arrest after Fire Which Hurt Grandmother

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Another Arrest after Fire Which Hurt Grandmother

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DETECTIVES investigating a fire at a house in Leigh which left a woman fighting for her life have made another arrest.

The victim, a 67-year-old grandmother, suffered lifechanging injuries.

On Tuesday, a 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

He was taken into custody for questioning but has since been released under investigation.

The arrest relates to a fire at a house on Montreal Street in Leigh on Tuesday, October 16.

The woman, who was in a critical condition after the fire, remains in hospital but is now in a stable condition.

Andrew Bamford, 37, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the Leigh fire.

Neil Stanton, 41, of Lower Hall Lane, St Helens, has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life. …

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