Philpott swears at public gallery as he is led from dock

Mick Philpott made an obscene gesture as he was led from the dock. Credit: Priscilla Coleman/ITV News

Members of the public gallery shouted at Mick Philpott as the judge finished her sentencing. In response, Philpott smiled and made an obscene gesture as he was led from the dock.

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