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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Teenager due in court today over house fire murders

Fifteen-year-old Jamal died in the house fire Credit: Pukaar News

A man is due in court today charged with the murder of four people in a house fire in Leicester.

Shehnila Taufiq, who was in her 40s, died in her home, along with her 19-year-old daughter Zainab and sons, Bilal, 17, and Jamal, 15.

Kemo Anthony Porter, 18, from Browning Street in Leicester, will appear at Leicester Magistrates Court later.

Bilal Taufiq was 17 when he was killed in the fire Credit: Pukaar News

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