Essex fire murder probe

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 have said.

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Hundreds of mourners for family killed in Essex house fire

The funeral cortege was led by Dr Abdul Shakoor Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The funeral cortege was led by Dr Abdul Shakoor, husband to Dr Sabah Usmani and father to Hira, 12, Sohaib, 11, Muneeb, nine, Rayyan, six, and Maheen, three, who all died in a fire in their home in Harlow, Essex.

The funeral cortege was led by Dr Abdul Shakoor Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Hundreds of mourners followed the funeral cortege as it travelled to Parndon Wood Cemetery after a funeral service at the Harlow Islamic Centre.

The funeral cortege Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

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