Philpotts fire: Live updates from day 19 of the trial
The trial of Derby parents Mick and Mairead Philpott, along with family friend Paul Mosley, enters its 19th day today.
The three are charged with manslaughter in connection with the deaths of the Philpotts' six children after a house fire in Victory Road, Derby, last May.
Day 19 of the trial:
3pm The trial has now been adjourned for the weekend. It will resume at 11am on Monday.
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2.55pm DC van Schaick said CCTV shows the ambulance taking Duwayne Philpott from the Royal Derby Hospital to Birmingham Children's Hospital left at 8.24am. The unmarked police car taking the Philpotts left at 9.05am.
2.30pm DC Van Schaick told the court that CCTV footage seized from a Total garage shows a person walk past it at 1.27am on May 11. She said: "It is a silhouette, you cannot tell if it is male or female."
2.15pm The trial is due to resume shortly. This afternoon there will be just one witness, Detective Constable Caroline Van Schaick, who examined CCTV from petrol stations, streets and the Royal Derby Hospital.
1.10pm The trial is now adjourned until 2.15pm.
1pm In the statements, three different housekeepers who came across the Philpotts at the Premier Inn, in Uttoxeter New Road, said Mairead "always had her head down." One of them, Emma Braughton, said: "She was always following him around."
12.50pm Prosecutor Richard Latham is now going to read out short extracts from various witness statements.
12.45pm Mr Godfrey said he was on the second engine to arrive at the blaze. He pointed his hose reel jet at the downstairs window. He said: "The window was open. We went into the building and upstairs to a bedroom. When we first got to the landing it was very smoke-logged."
12.35pm The next witness is Ian Godfrey, a firefighter who went to 18 Victory Road on the night of the fire.
12.30pm The trial is about to resume at Nottingham Crown Court
11.55am The trial has been adjourned until 12.30pm.
11.45am DC Neads said: "Why have the three of you all got the same petrol on you? Is this something that got out of hand and those children ended up dying?" Mosley said: "No, I don't know duck. I know I had nothing to go with it."
11.25am DC Neads told Mosley that his clothes which were seized carried the same type of petrol which was also discovered on the Philpotts' clothing. She asked: "Why was petrol found on your jumper, jeans and trainers? Mosley said: "You tell me, duck. I might have spilt some on me when I filled my partner's car. If I had anything to do with this, I would have told you. I have done absolutely nothing wrong." He said the only thing he did wrong that night was to have sex with Mairead on the snooker table.
11.10am DC Neads asked: "Did you talk to Mick and Mairead about starting this fire? Mosley said: No, comment, no." DC Neads asked: "Were there any discussions about starting a fire? Mosley answered: "No comment. I am not involved in this at all. I have not done anything to start a fire or hurt any kids. I am just going to go 'no comment' from now on."
11am Mosley was rearrested on November 5. DC Neads asked him: "Did you start the fire at 18, Victory Road?" Mosley said: "No comment." DC Neads asked: "Did you assist in starting the fire?" Mosley said: "No, I could not hurt a child. I had nothing to do with this. All I want is to get my life back. I have had nothing to do with it. All I want is a normal life. I could not hurt a kid."
10.50am Mosley was questioned again on September 7, at the end of his bail period. DC Neads asked him: "While you were at the house did you see any petrol containers?" Mosley answered: "No, nothing, nothing at all." DC Neads asked: "Did Mick leave the house that night apart from the drugs trip?" Mosley said: "Not that I remember. Mairead might have disappeared for five minutes. I never left the house."
10.35am DC Neads asked Mosley: "Did you think it bizarre to be asked to babysit at midnight on the morning of the fire? Mosley answered: "No, that is the sort of thing Mick would do. It is not unusual."
10.30am DC Neads asked: "What are you hiding, Paul?" He said: "No comment". She asked: "Are you carrying any guilt?" He answered: "No, I just want to go home and see my kids and my missus."
10.25am DC Neads asked Mosley about discrepancies in his evidence. She asked him if he knew what Mick Philpott's plan was. He answered: "No comment".
10.20am This morning's evidence will be a continuation of Paul Mosley's police interviews. In the witness box is DC Maria Neads, who interviewed Mosley. She is reading her part in the interviews, while prosecutor James House is reading the part of Mosley.
10.15am Mick Philpott is in a black suit, white shirt and pink tie. Mairead Philpott is in a blue cardigan and Paul Mosley in a black jumper.
Yesterday, Mairead Philpott told police she felt like a "housemaid", while her husband, Mick, lavished praise on her love rival Lisa Willis.
The 31-year-old said the reason she took an overdose of 120 paracetamol tablets less than two weeks after Ms Willis walked out of the home which the three shared was because she had taken the children Philpott saw as her own.
And Mairead said her husband asked her "three or four times" for a divorce so he could marry his mistress.
The evidence was revealed on Day 18 of the trial of the Philpotts for the manslaughter of their six children at a fire at their Allenton home. Family friend Paul Mosley is also on trial.
Sergeant Joanne James read out extracts from her interviews with Mairead after her arrest on May 29 last year.
In an interview with police Mairead said: "He would just walk in and say 'Mairead, can I have a divorce?'"
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