Philpotts guilty of six children's deaths in house fire


Mick and Mariead Philpott, parents of six children who died after a house fire in Derby, have been convicted of their manslaughter, along with their friend.

Mick Philpott and friend Paul Mosley were found guilty by unanimous verdicts, while Mairead Philpott was found guilty by majority verdicts.

Five of the children died on the morning of the fire in Victory Road, and the sixth died three days later in hospital.

Jeremy Cooke reports.

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