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Law failed my son says Jai's father

The father of a four year old boy who died in a fire started by his mother says the law should have been there to protect his innocent child Jai Joshi's body was found by firefighters after the blaze at a flat in Liverpool. His parents had been involved in a legal battle for custody of their son. Matt O'Donoghue has this report

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Inquest verdict on Jai Joshi

Jai Joshi Credit: Family photo

A coroner has said that a 4 year old boy was unlawfully killed in a blaze at the home he shared with his mother. Jai Joshi and his mother Jamna died after a fire at their home in Moscow Drive in Liverpool in May. Coroner Andre Robello ruled that Jamna Joshi died by her own hand. The court heard that Jamna Joshi had been involved in a long custody battle with her former husband for the little boy. The inquest into their deaths has heard Jamna was caught on CCTV buying petrol in a can in the days before the blaze.

Fire death inquest hears of custody battle

Jai Joshi Credit: Family photo

A court has heard that a mother who started the fire that killed her and her 4 year old son had been fighting a long custody battle. 4 year old Jai and Jamna Joshi died at the flat in Moscow Drive in Liverpool in May. The inquest into their deaths has heard Jamna was caught on CCTV buying petrol in a can in the days before the blaze.

Inquest into death of 4 yr old Jai killed in house fire

Jai Joshi Credit: Family photo

An inquest is due to start into the death of a four year old boy from Liverpool killed in a house fire started by his mother. Jai Joshi was found next to his mother's body at the house in Tuebrook in May. The day before the fire Janma Joshi had lost a custody battle with the boy's father.

Downton is back.

The waiting is almost over for fans of Downton Abbey. The drama about life in a big country manor is back on our screens on Sunday 21st of September. Now a hit on both sides of the Atlantic, Downton is watched by millions. Granada's Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore met the cast to see if she could get some clues as to what viewers can expect in this latest series.

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Santa on a zipwire

A group of Santas have been flying high over Liverpool city centre. The group were dressed in full Santa suits as they embarked on a zip wire challenge to help launch this year's Liverpool Santa Dash. Around 10,000 people are expected to take part in the 2014 event on 7 December.

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