Leicester fatal fire: Two more men charged with murder

  • 28 September 2013
  • From the section Leicester
The fire-hit house in Leicester
Image caption The family were found dead after the fire on 13 September

Two more men have been charged with the murder of four members of a family in a house fire in Leicester.

Shehnila Taufiq, 47, her daughter Zainab, 19, and sons Bilal, 17, and Jamil, 15, died in the blaze in Wood Hill on 13 September.

The men, aged 19 and 21, are due to appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Earlier, three men and a boy accused of the murders were remanded in custody by magistrates.

Jackson Powell, 19, Nathaniel Mullings, 19, Shaun Carter, 24, and a 16-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons are due to appear at Leicester Crown Court on 1 October for a bail hearing.

Kemo Porter, 18, of Browning Street, who was charged with four counts of murder on 19 September, is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court at a later date.

A 21-year-old man arrested over the murders has been released without charge.

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