Mick Philpott told detectives "If I had my chance now, I'd chop my arms off to get my kids back"

A jury hears that while under interview Mick Philpott tells detectives "You have to understand. If I had my chance now, I'd chop my arms off to get my kids back."

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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.