A man's body has been discovered at the scene of a house fire in Shropshire.

The fire was reported at 11.36pm on Monday night (22 January) at a property in the Cramer Gutter Lane area of Oreton.

Detective Sergeant Alex Sullivan of West Mercia Police said:

"I can confirm that a body, believed to be the occupant, was located by search teams in the property yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon and that next of kin have been notified.

"Formal identification is due to take place and family members are being supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.

"Enquiries are underway to establish the cause of the fire, which is not being treated as suspicious at this time."