Trial begins of Derby house fire suspects

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Legal

The trial of three people charged with the manslaughter of six children in a Derby house fire last year has begun. Mick Philpott, 56, his wife Mairhead, 31, and Paul Mosley, 45, deny the charges. Jade Philpott, 10, and her brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jesse, six, and Jayden, five, died during the council house blaze on Victory Road, Allenton in May 11 last year. Older brother Duwayne, 13, died in hospital two days later. The prosecution has alleged that the fire was started deliberately ...

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