Philpott house cleared

The former Philpott family home on Victory Road in Derby is being cleared, ahead of it being demolished. Its former tenants, Mick and Mairead Philpott, were jailed for the manslaughter of their six children in a fire there, last year.

View all 335 updates ›
  1. Phil Brewster

Lisa Willis questioned in court by defence barrister

Lisa Willis is asked by defence bartister Shaun Smyth QC whether she can remember Mairead Philpott telling her that she had been abused as a child, and raped by a stranger when she was young.

Ms Willis replies that Mairead had told her it was her father who raped her.

Lisa Willis tells the jury at Nottingham Crown Court that all the Philpott children were all brought up to be respectful, and were well-behaved, well-fed, and happy children.

More on this story