Chief Superintendent Sunita Gamblin, of Derbyshire police, said: “Although we haven’t made formal identifications of the man and woman who died, we believe they are Shelley, 45, and Simon Saxton-Cooper, 50.
“We believe that Shelley... was wounded before the explosion and fire and we are treating her death as murder.
“We’re still unable to say how either she or her husband died as post mortem examinations haven’t been completed.
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“Police, crime scene investigators and fire investigation specialists are working through the scene of the fire to find out exactly how it started and what happened.
“We don’t believe, at this time, that anyone else is involved.”
Specially trained officers are working with the families at this very distressing time.