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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Court hears Paul Mosley is to 'exercise his right to silence' and 'will not give evidence'

The defence case for Mairead Philpott has now closed.

The jury at Nottingham Crown Court has heard that Paul Mosley, who has also been charged with six counts of manslaughter, will not give evidence.

Ben Nolan QC said his client had decided to 'exercise his right to silence'.

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