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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"The only way forward for Mick is to come to some acceptance of his involvement"

Father Alan Burbidge met Mick Philpott in the hospital when Dwayne was being treated and conducted the funeral of the six children.

He visited Mick Philpott in prison and says he always stuck to his story saying "I would do nothing to harm my children".

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