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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Petrol on clothing had spilt from a strimmer, says Mick Philpott

Mick Philpott resumes giving evidence. He tells a jury the reason he had petrol on some of his clothing was because it had spilt from a petrol grass strimmer that he had lent to his neighbour Adam Taylor.

Mick Philpott tells a jury that he didn't tell police his friend Paul Mosley had had sexual relations with his wife Mairead because he was 'ashamed.' He also told the court he felt it had no relevance to what had happened to his children on the night of the fire.

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