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Philpott house fire jury out

The judge in the trial of a couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire in Derby has told the jury he will accept a majority verdict. Mairead Philpott, her husband Mick, and a third defendant all deny manslaughter charges.

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  1. Rupert Evelyn - ITV News Midlands Correspondent

Mairead Philpott says it is 'possible' her husband lit fire

Mairead Philpott tells prosecutor Richard Latham QC that it is "possible" her husband Mick got out of bed to light the fire.

She agrees with him that there was no mention of this in her defence case statement.

Mr Latham asks why she would say nothing of this in her interview if she was innocent. Mairead says she was following advice.

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