Pensioner found dead in his home

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A pensioner was found dead in his Normanton home this morning (Tuesday).

Firefighters were called to 90-year-old’s house on Wakefield Road at around 10.30am after receiving reports of a gas leak.

Ambulance staff and police are also understood to have attended the scene.

Police said some neighbouring homes were evacuated as a precaution.

The coroner has been informed and an inquest is due to take place at a later date.