The inquest into the deaths of Patricia Philpotts and her ten-year-old son Ben in a house fire near Newquay continues into its second day today. Both died on the day of the fire at the family home in Trevarrian in January 2010.
Harold Philpotts was arrested in relation to the deaths but died from injuries including burns and multiple organ failure in hospital. Evidence regarding mental health care in the case is expected to be heard later.
A coroner's recorded a verdict of unlawful killing on a ten year old boy who died following a house fire in Newquay
An inquest has resumed into the deaths of a mother and her son who died in a house fire in Trevarrian in January 2010
A man suspected of killing his wife and ten-year-old son shouted "I should have died in the fire, I wanted to die," after he was arrested.