Detectives investigating Leicester explosion continue to quiz men from East Anglia

Detectives investigating Leicester explosion continue to quiz men from East Anglia

Three men have appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of five people after allegedly starting a fire at a shop using petrol.

The force spokesman said the suspect was now in custody where he would be questioned by detectives.

The force of the explosion was so strong it shook nearby homes, neighbours said.

A 46-year-old woman and her two teenage sons were killed in the blast, along with one of their girlfriends, 18, and a 22-year-old woman.

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The trio will appear before Leicester Magistrates tomorrow (Monday) to face five counts of manslaughter and causing arson with intent to endanger life.

Two other men, both from East Anglia, were arrested on Friday and remain in police custody where they continue to be questioned.

Ali, from Oldham, Hassan, of no fixed abode, and Kurd, from Leicester, looked straight ahead as they followed the proceedings through a Kurdish interpreter. "With three people now charged and due in court, it becomes even more important, for legal reasons, that this message is heeded", Leicestershire police said Saturday.

Five people died in the explosion on Sunday 25th February.

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The incident demolished a supermarket and the two-storey flat above.

The fifth body is still to be formally identified but is believed to be Ms Ragoobar.

Brothers Shane and Sean Ragoobeer, Leah Reek and Viktorija Ijevleva have been named by police as victims.

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