The parents charged with the murder of their six children in a house fire in Derby have appeared at Nottingham Crown Court.
All of the children aged between five and thirteen died from smoke inhalation. 55 year old Mick Philpott and 31 year old Mairead Philpott were remanded into custody.
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.