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Philpott deaths could not have been predicted, review finds

The deaths of the six Philpott children in a house fire started by their parents "could not have been predicted or prevented", a serious case review has found. Mick and Mairead Philpott were jailed for the manslaughter of Jade and her five brothers.

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'Knowing Philpott's record may have changed things'

A report has found the deaths of Mick and Mairead's six children in a house fire the couple deliberately started themselves could not have been "predicted or prevented."

But Bernadette Philpott, the younger sister of Mairead, told ITV News' Paul Davies that things may have been different if it had been known earlier that Mick Philpott had a record for stabbing a former girlfriend.

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