Philpott Children's Funeral To Be Held Today
|The funeral of the six children who died in a fire at their home in Derby is to be held today in the city.
Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jessie, six and Jayden, five, died in the blaze in May and Duwayne, 13, died three days later.
The service at St Mary's Catholic Church in Derby is due to start at 11:00 BST and is expected to last for about two hours.
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Six horse-drawn hearses will make their way from the Allenton area of Derby, through the city to the church.
A private burial service will be held for the children at a cemetery in Chaddesden on Friday afternoon.
The parents of the six children, Mick and Mairead Philpott, have been charged with their murder and are not due to attend the service.
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