Men guilty of murder in botched revenge attack

Two men have been found guilty of murdering a mother and her three children in a botched revenge attack.

Read: Pair guilty of murdering mother and children in house fire

The family died when a fire engulfed their house in Wood Hill, Leicester in September last year:

  • Shehnila Taufiq, 47
  • Zainab Taufiq, 19
  • Bilal, 17
  • Jamal, 15

Kemo Porter, 19, and Tristan Richards, 22, were found guilty of their murders at Nottingham Crown court.

A third man, Shaun Carter, 24, was found not guilty of four counts of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

Prosecutors said the fire was a botched revenge attack for the stabbing of Antoin Akpom, 20, but that the killers attacked the wrong house.


Two men jailed for life for Leicester house fire murders

Two men have been jailed for life for murdering a mother and her children in Leicester, who died when their home was mistakenly set alight in a botched revenge attack.