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Three bailed over fatal house fire

Three women have been bailed by detectives investigating the murder of a mother and her three children in a house fire in Leicester. Two men remain in custody.

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Three women bailed over fatal Leicester house fire

Three women arrested as part of an investigation into a fatal house fire which killed four members of the same family have been bailed.

The women, aged 19, 20 and 27, who were arrested following the blaze at a house in Wood Hill, Leicester, on Friday, have all been released while inquiries continue, according to Leicestershire Police.

Six people have been arrested in connection with the fire, which killed Shehnila Taufiq, who was in her 40s, her 19-year-old daughter Zainab, and sons Bilal, 17, and Jamal, 15.

A 19-year-old man has been released without charge, and detectives are continuing to question two men, aged 18 and 49.

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