The case of a woman accused of murdering five members of the same family who died in a fire at their home was today due before a court.
Lee-Anna Shiers, 20, her four-year-old nephew Bailey and two-year-old niece Skye died in the blaze at their home in North Wales on October 19.
Firefighters rescued Ms Shiers's 15-month-old son Charlie and his father Liam Timbrell, 23, from their first floor flat, but they both died in hospital.
Melanie Jane Smith, 42, who lived in the flat below the victims at Maes y Groes, Prestatyn, is charged with five counts of murder, one count of arson with intent to endanger life and threats to commit criminal damage.
She will appear before Caernarfon Crown Court by video-link today, when she is expected to enter her pleas.
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