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Fire family deaths: Woman jailed

A woman who murdered five members of a family, including three young children, when she set fire to her neighbour's pushchair has been jailed for at least 30 years.

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Family of Prestatyn fire victims have 'lost everything'

A "drunk and jealous" woman has been found guilty of murdering five members of the same family - three of them young children.

Melanie Smith, 43, was said to be "in a rage" when she deliberately set fire to a pushchair in the hallway of a property in Prestatyn, North Wales.

The fire claimed the lives of Lee-Anna Shiers, 20, her four-year-old nephew, Bailey Allen, and two-year-old niece, Skye Allen.

Ms Shiers' 15-month-old son Charlie and his father Liam Timbrell, 23, were rescued from the flat, but they died later in hospital.

Today, the children's grandmother, Joy Shiers, said she had lost everything.

ITV News Correspondent Damon Green reports:

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