Police treating Harlow house fire deaths as murder

Essex Police have said a house in Harlow that killed six members of the same family is now being treated as a murder investigation.

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Fire father to set up charity

A father whose family died in last week's fire tragedy in Harlow has said he wants to start a charity in their memory to help burn victims.

Dr Abdul Shakoor speaking at the funeral of his wife and children. Credit: ITV Anglia

Dr Abdul Shakoor was speaking at a special memorial service at the town's Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, where he is a member of staff. Dr Shakoor lost his wife and his five children in the fire.

He attended the service along with family members who had flown in from Pakistan.

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