Lee-Anna Shiers, 20, her son Charlie Timbrell, niece Skye, two and nephew Bailey Allen, four
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Woman accused of Prestatyn fire deaths testifies in court

A woman accused of starting a fire which killed five members of the same family has given evidence at her trial.

Melanie Smith from Prestatyn, North Wales is accused of deliberately setting fire to a pushchair in a shared hallway.

Lee-Anna Shiers, her son, nephew and niece as well as her partner Liam Timbrell died as a result of the blaze.

Hywell Griffith reports from the Mold Crown Court.

  • 22 Apr 2013
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