Philpott jury given option of majority verdict

The jury in the Philpott trial have been given the option of delivering a majority verdict.

They were asked if they had reached a unanimous verdict. They answer was "no".

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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.