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Manslaughter guilty verdicts for former Mansfield man Mick Philpott, his wife and friend after death of six children in Derby house fire

File photo dated 16/5/2012 of Mick Philpott and wife Mairead speak to the media at Derby Conference Centre, Derby following a fire at their home last week which claimed the lives of six of his children. The pair were today found guilty of manslaughter at Nottingham Crown Court over the house fire in Derby which killed the children.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday April 2, 2013. See PA story COURTS Fire. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

File photo dated 16/5/2012 of Mick Philpott and wife Mairead speak to the media at Derby Conference Centre, Derby following a fire at their home last week which claimed the lives of six of his children. The pair were today found guilty of manslaughter at Nottingham Crown Court over the house fire in Derby which killed the children. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday April 2, 2013. See PA story COURTS Fire. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

THE Mother and father of the six children killed in a house fire in Derby, together with their friend, have all been found guilty of manslaughter by a jury at Nottingham Crown Court today.

Mairead Philpott, 31, Mick Philpott, 56, and their friend Paul Mosley, 46, all denied the manslaughter of the six children who died in the fire in Victory Road, Derby.

But the jury have just returned a guilty verdict on all three.

More details in tomorrow’s Chad.

 

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