Police hold parents over arson death kids

Police hold parents over arson death kids

The parents of six children killed in an arson attack on their home were arrested today on suspicion of murder.

Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, were detained this morning in connection with the attack on the house in Derby.

The victims, whose ages ranged from 13 to five, died after the blaze on May 11.

Derbyshire Police said a 55-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman from Derby were arrested this morning but did not name them.


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