Philpott says 'a lot of people had a grudge against me'

When asked by the prosecution who had a grudge large enough to set fire to his house & kill his children, Mick Philpott tells the jury "I don't know. A lot of People had a grudge against me."


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.