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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.

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Philpott responded "Watch these eyes. Categorically no! Nor is my wife" when asked if he was responsible for starting the fire

The jury hears that during a police interview Mick Philpott told officers '"I treated Lisa like a queen. Anything she wanted she got. She feels the same about me. At least I thought she did."

The jury also heard that under interview last May Mick Philpott told police: "I know for a fact Lisa still loves me."

The jury then heard that while under police interview Mick Philpott was asked by detectives if he was responsible for starting the fire. Mick Philpott replied "Watch these eyes. Categorically no! Nor is my wife."

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