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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Crime Scene Investigator starts evidence

Alice Stuart, Crime Scene Investigator with Derbyshire Police begins to give evidence.

The court hears that on May 12th last year at 7:25, Miss Stuart took photographs of the property and seized a number of items including a door mat, debris from both inside and outside the front door, part of the inner letter box and a fire extinguisher from the street outside the house.

Miss Stuart returned the following day and seized the casement window from the front room.

A pick axe in the rear garden and a broken tennis racket found on a conservatory roof, were also taken away for examination.

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