House fire murder charges

Two more men have been charged with murdering four members of the same family after a deadly house fire.

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Two appear in court charged with house fire murders

Two men have appeared in court charged with murdering four members of the same family after a fire at a house in the Spinney Hills area of Leicester on September 13.

Nineteen-year-old Aaron Webb of Saltersford Road, Leicester and 21-year-old Akeem Jeffers of Buslingthorpe, Leeds are accused of killing Shehnila Taufiq Sattar, who was in her 40s, her daughter Zainab, 19, and sons Jamal, 15, and Bilal, 17.

The two men were remanded in custody and will be appear before the city's crown court on Wednesday for a bail hearing.

Two men in court charged with Leicester fire murders

The house in Leicester where 4 died in a house fire Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Two men, aged 19 and 21, are due to appear in court today charged with murdering four members of the same family in Leicester.

Shehnila Taufiq, her daughter Zainab and sons Bilal and Jamil died in a house fire in the Wood Hill area of the city. Five others have already been charged with the murders.

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Leicester fire: Two more charged over family's murder

Two more men have been charged with murdering four members of a family after a deadly house fire.

The men, aged 19 and 21, will appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court on Monday, Leicestershire Police said.

It brings to a total of seven people, including a youth, who have now been charged in connection with the fire in Wood Hill in Leicester, earlier this month.

Leicester fire: Four charged with murder to appear in court

Four people charged with murdering four family members who died in a house fire in Leicester are expected to appear in court later today.

Shehnila Taufiq, who was in her 40s, her daughter Zainab, 19, and sons Jamal, 15, and Bilal, 17, died in the fire in Wood Hill earlier this month.

A 16 year-old youth, a 24 year-old man and two 19 year-old men charged with their murder are expected to appear before Leicester Magistrates' Court today.

Two men, aged 19 and 20, are still in police custody while another man has been released.

An 18-year-old man who was already charged with their murders is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court at a later date.

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