14/12/2012

Teen Appears In Court Charged With The Murder Of Four Siblings

A 19-year-old has appeared in court charged with the murder of four children who died in a house fire.

Dyson Allen is accused of killing siblings Jordon Smith, 2, twins Holly and Ella, 4, and Reece, 19.

They all died of smoke inhalation at a bungalow in Freckleton, Lancashire, in January.

Their mother was saved by firefighters.

Allen's solicitor, Hugh Pond, said that he will deny the charge.

He has been remanded in custody until Monday for an initial hearing at Preston Crown Court.

(CD)


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