Parents arrested after six children killed in Derby house fire

Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, broke down in tears at a press conference two weeks ago, just days after their six children were killed in an arson attack on their home.

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Derby fire parents held

The parents of six children killed in an arson attack on their home have been remanded in custoday on suspicion of murder. Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, were detained on Wednesday in connection with the attack on the house in Derby.