'Mairead Philpott was a caring and loving mother'

Under cross-examination from defence barrister Shaun Smyth QC, Lisa Willis agrees that Mairead Philpott was a caring & loving mother who didn't have a bad bone in her body. And that she would never put her children in danger.

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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.