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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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Man accused of Leicester fire deaths in court tomorrow

Police say an 18-year-old man charged with murdering a mother and her three children in a house fire in Leicester, will appear in court tomorrow.

Kemo Anthony Porter, 18, from Browning Street in Leicester, will appear at the city's magistrates court.

“The evidence has been reviewed by a Crown Advocate from the CPS East Midlands Complex Casework Unit, who has decided that there is sufficient evidence to charge and that it is in the public interest for a prosecution to take place.

“It is important to note that proceedings are now active, and the accused is entitled to a fair trial.

"Nothing should be said or reported that would prejudice that right.”

– Steve Chappell, Chief Crown Prosecutor at CPS East Midlands

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