A third person has been charged with murder after a house fire left four children dead.
Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.
Officers said a fourth child, believed to be three-year-old Lia Pearson, died on Wednesday.
David Worrall, 25, of Worsley Avenue, Worsley, has been charged with four counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder and one count of arson with intent to endanger life, Greater Manchester Police said.
He is in custody and due before Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.
Zac Bolland, 23, and his girlfriend Courtney Brierley, 20, from Worsley, have been charged with three counts of murder, four counts of attempted murder and one count of arson with intent to endanger life.
They are accused of throwing three petrol bombs into the house, in Walkden, as Michelle Pearson slept with her children.
Emergency services were called to Jackson Street in Walkden to reports of a house fire on Monday morning.
Two 16-year-old boys who were in the house managed to free themselves before fire crews arrived and put out the blaze.
Ms Pearson currently remains sedated in hospital and is unaware four of her children are dead.
Greater Manchester Police has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission as officers had been in contact with the family less than 24 hours before the fire.
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