Man in court over house fire

Police investigating a fire which killed a mother and her three children in Leicester have charged an 18-year-old man with murder.

Kemo Anthony Porter has appeared in court.

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New arrest over Leicester house fire deaths

Police have arrested another person in connection with a house fire that led to the deaths of a mother and her three children.

An 18-year-old man was arrested last night and remains in police custody, Leicestershire Police said.

The scene of the fatal house fire in Wood Hill, Leicester. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Three women and two men were arrested on Saturday over the deaths.

Earlier on Sunday, a 19-year-old man was released without charge, however an extension for further detention was granted for the other suspects.

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