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.

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Derby house fire trial: jury hears secret recordings

The jury in the trial of three people accused of the manslaughter of six children in a Derby house fire has heard a secret recording of Mick and Mairead Philpott in a police van. In audio played to the court Mick Philpott says to Mairead:

"We will walk free and prove our innocence right? And then we'll sort them out, promise you."

– Mick Philpott

The defendants Mick and Mairead Philpott and Paul Mosley deny the charges.

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