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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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Crimewatch appeal generates new calls

Essex police say they've received a number of calls after a TV appeal over the house fire that killed a family of six in Harlow.

Dr Sabah Usmani and her five children died after the blaze last month. It's now being treated as murder.

In a fresh appeal on the BBC's crimewatch programme last night, police asked for information about a laptop stolen from the house on the night of the fire. Detectives described the case as tragic and unprecedented for the force.

For more on this story visit the ITV Anglia News website.

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