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Funeral for four siblings killed in arson attack

Demi, Brandon, Lacie and Lia Pearson Credit: M.E.N Syndication

15 year old Demi Pearson, eight year old Brandon, seven year old Lacie, and three-year-old Lia will be remembered in a joint funeral at St Paul’s Church in Walkden later.

Members of the public have been invited to line the procession route to pay their respects.

A relative said "The public is welcome to walk behind the horse and carriages up to the service. They are also welcome to the service and can line the streets in a mark of respect, however the burial and wake are private.

Zak Bolland and David Worrall were given four life sentences each for murdering the children in a petrol bomb attack on their home.

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  1. Tim Scott, ITV News

Firefighter 'battled' through blaze to reach children

The emergency services have been giving evidence during a trial of three people accused of murdering four children in a house fire.

The children, all members of one family, died after their home at Walkden in Salford was petrol-bombed.

Tim Scott has been following the case at Manchester Crown Court.

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