Lord Chief Justice Sir John Thomas
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Judge dismisses Mairead Philpott sentence appeal

A mother convicted of killing her six children in a house fire has had an appeal against her 17 year sentence dismissed.

Mairead Philpott's appeal, at Nottingham Crown Court, was filmed under new rules allowing cameras into the Court of Appeal.

Lord Chief Justice Sir John Thomas handed down the ruling.

  • 29 Nov 2013
  • From the section UK
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