A book of condolence set up for the Harlow community to pay its respects to a family killed in a fire will close on Friday 26 October.
138 people have left messages since the book was opened on Thursday. The local council has arranged for the book to be given to Dr Shakoor. whose wife Sabah Usmani and their five children were killed in the blaze last week. Their funerals are to be held tomorrow.
The Leader of Harlow Council Mark Wilkinson, said:
“We have received an overwhelming response... with people leaving such heartfelt messages to those who lost their lives... The Harlow community has rallied round to support Dr Shakoor and pay its respects to the family in so many different ways.”
Detectives investigating a house fire which killed six members of the same family are treating the deaths as murder, police said tonight.
Essex Police have said a house in Harlow that killed six members of the same family is now being treated as a murder investigation.
Police are asking people with private CCTV cameras to check for clues on how a fire that killed six members of one family started