Philpott holds his head in his hands as sentences read

Mick Philpott holds his head in his hands as the sentences are read out at Nottingham Crown Court. Credit: Priscilla Coleman/ITV News

Mick Philpott holds his heads in his hands as the sentences are read out at Nottingham Crown Court. He was jailed for life with a minimum term of 15 years after being found guilty of killing six of his children in a house fire.

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Lanterns for Philpott children

Lanterns were lit in Derby on Sunday in remembrance of the six Philpott children who were killed in a house fire started by their father. The house is be demolished, councillors have announced yesterday.