Mairead Philpott

'She Should Have Got Life'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

Mairead Philpott's father has said he believes his daughter should have been given a life sentence, as court refused her bid to cut her sentence of 17...

Cameras In Court As Mairead Philpott Demands Sentence Cut

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

A mother jailed for 17 years for killing her six children in a house fire is to launch another bid to challenge the length of her sentence - and camer...

Philpott House Of Horrors To Be Demolished

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

The blaze-gutted Philpott house of horrors, where six children died in a house fire started by their parents, will be demolished this week, watched by...

Mick Philpott Investigated Over Rape Claims

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

Convicted child-killer Mick Philpott is facing an investigation into claims that he raped two women. Officers from Derbyshire Police are to intervi...

Mairead Philpott To Appeal Against 17 Year Sentence

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK

Mairead Philpott, jailed for 17 years for killing her six children in a house fire, is to appeal against the length of her sentence, her lawyer has sa...

Philpott House To Be Demolished

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK

The house where Mick Philpott killed his six children by torching the property as they slept will be demolished, councillors have promised. The cha...

Fathers Who Kill Their Children - The Latest Psychological Research Gets Inside the Mind of Mick Philpott

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

It's the controlling aspect of Philpott's personality which appears most relevant. The welfare benefits aspect of the tragedy has preoccupied the media, but Philpott's behaviour was not that psychologically unique in terms of what the research on filicide reveals.

Mick Philpott Sentenced To Life In Prison

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott was described as a "disturbingly dangerous man" with "no moral compass" as he was sentenced to life in jail today for killing six of his...

After Spending A Day At Graves, Philpott And Wife Would 'Rape Each Other'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott wrote to a friend about how he and his wife would "rape each other" after being cleared of starting the blaze that killed six of his chi...

Mick Philpott Is 'A Very Good Father' According To His Lawyer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

A man who killed his six children in a house fire is a "good father", his lawyer has claimed. Mick and Mairead Philpott were found guilty of mansl...

Derby House Fire Couple Face Sentence

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will today be jailed. Mick and Mairead Philpott started the blaze in their Derby home in the...

Derby House Fire Couple Face Sentence

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will today be jailed. Mick and Mairead Philpott started the blaze in their Derby home in the...

PICTURES: 'Justice Has Been Served'

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

The families of the killer couple Mick and Mairead Philpott said justice had been served with their convictions for the manslaughter of their children...

'A Manipulative Abusive Man Who Treated Women As Possessions'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott was described as a controlling, manipulative, abusive, aggressive and domineering man during a trial which ended in the 55-year-old's co...

'An Evil, Stupid, Shameful Act'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A leading police officer who was part of the investigation into the fire branded the diabolical actions of the Philpotts as "stupid" and "shameful". ...

Philpott Children Could Not Have Survived Thick Black Smoke, Says Fire Service

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

Six youngsters who died in a petrol-fuelled blaze plotted by their father would not have been able to survive the intense heat and thick smoke, the fi...

Derby House Fire: Parents Guilty Of Manslaughter Of Their Six Children

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott and his wife Mairead have been found guilty of manslaughter over the house fire in Derby which killed their six children. A third de...

It's Possible My Husband Did It, Says Mother Accused Of Fatal House Fire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

A mother accused of killing her six children in a house fire has told a court it was "possible" that her husband got out of bed to start the blaze. ...

'I Was Ashamed. I Felt Disgusted'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

A woman accused of killing her six children in a house fire paid all of her wages and benefits to her husband, a court has heard. Mairead Philpott ...

Derby House Fire Wife Says Mick Philpott Was Her 'Guardian Angel'

PA | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

A woman accused of killing her six children in a house fire has told a jury her husband was her "guardian angel". Mairead Philpott told Nottingham ...

Derby Fire Accused 'Did Not Shower For 12 Weeks'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

A man accused of starting a fire that killed six of his children has told a court he did not shower or use the bath for 12 weeks before the incident. ...

'You Regarded Her As Your Property, Your Slave'

PA | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

A man who is alleged to have killed his six children in a house fire was accused today of treating his wife like a slave. Michael Philpott, 56, was...

Philpott Ashamed Of Threesome On Night Of Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A father accused of killing his six children in a house fire had a threesome with his wife and another man the night the blaze started, a court has he...

Derby House Fire Accused Denies Starting Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A man accused of killing his six children in a house fire has told a court he did not start the blaze but that he has his suspicions about who did. ...

'I Just Can't Believe This Is Happening'

PA | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

A father accused of killing his six children in a house fire told police he could not believe he was being arrested over the blaze, a court has heard....