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Three men due in court over fire which killed teen mum, baby and friend

Three men charged with murder following a fatal flat fire in Derbyshire are due to appear in court today.

Peter Eyre, 43, and Anthony Eyre, 21, both from Sandiacre, and Simon Eyre, 24, from Long Eaton, have each been charged with three counts of murder.

Teenage friends Edward Green and Amy Smith, and her six-and-a-half-month-old daughter Ruby-Grace Gaunt, died when the fire broke out at their home in Langley Mill.

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Men charged with murder over fire which killed three

Three men have been charged with murder following a fatal flat fire in Langley Mill.

Fire crews at the scene of the blaze. Credit: ITV News Central

Peter Eyre, 43 and Anthony Eyre, 21, of Central Avenue, Sandiacre and Simon Eyre, 24, of New Tythe Street, Long Eaton have each been charged with three counts of murder.

The father and two sons are due before magistrates in Chesterfield tomorrow.

A 17-year-old, also arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released on bail. He is from Long Eaton.

Amy Smith, 17, her six-and-a-half month old daughter Ruby-Grace Gaunt, and friend Edward Green 17, from Belper, all died when a fire broke put at the flat where Amy and her child lived in North Street, Langley Mill.

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