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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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Prestatyn fire started after row over a pushchair

A "drunk and jealous" woman has been found guilty of murdering five members of the same family in a blaze at a flat in Prestatyn, North Wales.

Melanie Smith, 43, deliberately set fire to a pushchair because she was angry that it had been left in a shared hallway, Mold Crown Court heard.

Lee-Anna Shiers, 20, her four-year-old nephew, Bailey Allen, and two-year-old niece, Skye Allen, died in the arson attack at the flat on 19 October, 2012.

Firefighters managed to rescue Ms Shiers' 15-month-old son Charlie and his father Liam Timbrell, 23, from the first-floor flat but they died later in hospital.

ITV News Correspondent Debi Edward reports:

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