Man charged with four counts of murder remanded in custody

Reece Smith, Holly and Ella and two-year-old Jordan Credit: ITV Granada

A 19-year-old man has appeared at Preston Crown Court today, accused of the murders of four siblings.

Reece Smith, his four-year-old twin sisters Holly and Ella and two-year-old Jordan died after a blaze swept through their home in Freckleton on January 7th.

Dyson Allen, who was charged with four counts of murder, has been remanded in custody until next March.

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Freckleton Fire Charge

Police investigating the death of four members of the same family in a fire have charged a man with four counts of murder.