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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Mairead Philpott describes the living arrangements at her home

The jury also heard the transcript of Mrs Philpott being asked about the 'living arrangements' in the Phillpott household. Mrs Philpott shared her home with another woman, Lisa Willis, with whom Mr Philpott was having an affair.

She told Sgt James that it was fine for the first 2-3 years because they shared the house chores but about 3 or 4 years ago, she began to feel like a 'housemaid' because she would do everything, includinglooking after Miss Willis' 5 children.

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