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Funerals of fire death children

The Philpott children who died in a house fire. Photo:

The funerals of the six children who died in a house fire in Derby will take place later this month.,

The children - Jade Philpott, aged 10, John, aged 9, Jack, 8, Jessie, 6 and Jayden, 5, died in the fire at their home in Victory Road, Allenton last month.

Their brother, Duwayne, 13, died three days later.

Their funeral will be at St Mary's Church in St Alkmund's Way in Derby on Friday 22nd June.

An inquest into the deaths was opened and adjourned at Derby Coroners' Court last month and the bodies of the children were released by the coroner earlier this week.

The parents, Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, are currently in custody charged with the murder of their children.

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