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Angry shouting greeted the Philpotts as their prison vans left Nottingham Crown Court this morning.
Mick Philpott has been deemed a child killer and sentenced to life in prison for the deaths of six of his own children.
His wife Mairead, and their friend Paul Mosley, have been sentenced to 17 years.
Mairead Philpott wept in court as she was sentenced to 17 years behind bars for the manslaughter of six children in a house fire.
Members of the public gallery shouted at Mick Philpott as the judge finished her sentencing. In response, Philpott smiled and made an obscene gesture as he was led from the dock.
Bernadette Duffy, Mairead Philpott's sister, left Nottingham Crown Court without comment following the sentencing.
Dawn Bestwick, Mick Philpott's sister, told reporters waiting outside court that justice had been done for the children and they could now "rest in peace".
Andy Lyons, Paul Mosley's brother-in-law, said: "We don't have an eye for an eye. We're not a Third World country but the sentence is the best that the judge can give and makes England the greatest nation in the world."
The senior investigating officer in the Derby house fire case has released the following statement:
Family members in the public gallery applauded as the judge finished her sentencing.
One shouted: "Die, Mick, die."
Another said: "See you, Mairead. Hope you enjoy life on your own."
"Your own babies," another called out.
Mick Philpott looked down at the floor, wiping tears from his eyes, as the judge passed sentence.
Mairead Philpott wept as she was jailed.
Paul Mosley showed no reaction, sitting motionless and looking over at the public gallery.
There were shouts of "down Mick, down you b******" from the public gallery. He smiled and stuck his finger up at them.
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Mick Philpott stuck two fingers up in court as the Judge told him he was a "disturbingly dangerous man" and would be sent to jail for life.
Speaking exclusively to ITV News, Dawn Bestwick said jail wasn't good enough for MIck Philpott and that "as a coward" he "deserved to die".