Teenager on trial accused of sibling murder

A teenager is on trial charged with murdering four siblings in a house fire in Lancashire. Reece Smith, 19, twins Holly and Ella, 4, and Jordan, 2, were killed iin Freckleton in January last year. Dyson Allen, 20, denies killing them.

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Freckleton fire trial

Teenagers have told a court that they witnessed drinking, smoking and the taking of cannabis at a bungalow in Lancashire where 4 brothers and sisters died in a fire.

19 year Dyson Allen denies murdering the siblings.

Preston Crown Court heard claims that he was the only other person upstairs at the dormer bungalow when the blaze broke out.

Elaine Willcox reports.

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