Vicar prepared to be a friend to Mick Philpott in prison

Father Alan Burbidge will try and help Mick Philpott reach acceptance of what he has done by visiting him and talking to him.

He has known Mick and his family for a number of years.

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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.