Sketch showing Michael and Mairead Philpott in court today

Sketch showing Michael and Mairead Philpott in court today
Sketch showing Michael and Mairead Philpott in court today Credit: Priscilla Coleman

The parents of six children killed in a house fire in Derby appeared before magistrates this morning charged with their murder. They were remanded in custody.

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Derby Fire Arrests

Michael and Mairead Philpott, the parents of six children who died in a fire at their home in Derby, have been remanded in custody on murder charges.