Fire now murder case

A house fire that killed a mother and her five children in Harlow, Essex, last month is now being treated as a murder investigation, Essex Police said tonight.

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Harlow fire investigation

Police in Essex are speaking to two young people, seen throwing away a laptop bag on the night of a fatal fire.

It's been revealed the house in Harlow - where Sabah Usmani and her five children died - was burgled on the night of the blaze.

Officers think several items, including a laptop, were taken after the family had gone to bed but before the fire was discovered.

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