31 May 2012

Parents charged with murders of five children

4:04 pm on 31 May 2012

The parents of six children who died in a house fire in Derby, England, in May last year have been charged with their murders.

The children were aged from five to 13.

Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, are due to appear before Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Police say the charges are not the end of their investigation.