Investigation into Philpott charity

Police have confirmed that a man connected to the charity set up for the six children who died in a house fire in Derby has been questioned about allegations connected to the fund.

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Police "advise" Philpott charity to close

Police have advised a charity set up to raise money in memory of the Philpott children to close.

The news comes after a man was questioned regarding allegations connected to the fund. No charges were brought.

The man has been advised against further fund-raising in the name of Duwayne, Jade, John, Jack, Jesse and Jayden Philpott. Fundraisers will now discuss what to do with the money in the account and will inform police when it is dispersed and who has benefitted from it.

– Derbyshire Police Statement

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