The parents of six children who died in a house fire in Derby have appeared at Magistrates' Court today after being charged with their murder.
Jane Hesketh was at the court this morning and sent this report.
The funerals of six children killed in a house fire in Derby may be held privately because of fears for the safety of their parents.
Michael and Mairead Philpott have been remanded in custody after a house fire which resulted in the deaths of six of their children.
Mick and Mairead Philpott will appear in court today accused of murdering six of their children, who died after a fire at their Derby home.