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The Philpott Cortege on way to the funeral

A horse with pink feathers carrying the coffin of 10-year-old Jade led the cortege.

It was followed by five more hearses each with blue feathers carrying the bodies of John, aged 9, Jack, aged 8 Jessie, 6, Jayden, 5 and Duwayne, 13.

Each coffin bore the name of each child. Family members and friends threw flowers as they arrived at St Mary's Catholic Church. It was packed with hundreds of mourners.

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