Mairead and Mick Philpott
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Derby fire deaths: Mick and Mairead Philpott arrested

The mother and father of six children who died in a house fire in Derby have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, were arrested on Tuesday morning.

Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jessie, six and Jayden, five, died in the house fire on Victory Road on 11 May.

Another brother, Duwayne, 13, died three days later in hospital.

Chris Buckler reports.

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  • 29 May 2012