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House fire murder charges

Two more men have been charged with murdering four members of the same family after a deadly house fire.

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Leicester fire: Four charged with murder to appear in court

Four people charged with murdering four family members who died in a house fire in Leicester are expected to appear in court later today.

Shehnila Taufiq, who was in her 40s, her daughter Zainab, 19, and sons Jamal, 15, and Bilal, 17, died in the fire in Wood Hill earlier this month.

A 16 year-old youth, a 24 year-old man and two 19 year-old men charged with their murder are expected to appear before Leicester Magistrates' Court today.

Two men, aged 19 and 20, are still in police custody while another man has been released.

An 18-year-old man who was already charged with their murders is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court at a later date.

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