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Body found in Victorian house, man charged

A Victorian man has been charged with murder after a body was discovered in a house that had been on fire.

Emergency services were called to the Mount Pleasant property about 8am on Friday and found the body, which has not yet been identified, after putting out the blaze.

A 35-year-old Mount Pleasant man was arrested in Ballarat on Saturday afternoon, and is due to face the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Monday charged with murder.

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