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A heart-wrenching tragedy struck the neighborhood of Clifton, Nottingham, when Fatoumatta Hydara, a 28-year-old woman, and her two young daughters, Fatimah and Naeemah Drammeh, aged three and one, lost their lives in a devastating fire that engulfed their home in November. The incident shocked the community and left everyone grappling for answers and justice.

Jamie Barrow: A Guilty Verdict on Serious Charges

After a harrowing trial at Nottingham Crown Court, Jamie Barrow, a 31-year-old neighbor of the victims, was found guilty of murder in the case. While he had admitted to the manslaughter of the victims, he staunchly denied the three counts of murder, claiming it was an accident. However, the jury’s deliberation concluded that the more serious charges of murder were warranted.

The court also convicted Barrow on one count of arson, as he acted recklessly, endangering the lives of the innocent family. The prosecution argued that Barrow deliberately poured petrol through the letterbox of the family’s flat in Fairisle Close and set it ablaze due to his unhappiness with bags of rubbish accumulating in the alleyway behind his and the victims’ residences. The fire was set with full knowledge that the flat’s front door was the only escape route for the family.

Justice to Prevail: Sentencing Day Arrives

As the community seeks closure and justice for the tragic loss of Fatoumatta Hydara and her two young daughters, the sentencing of Jamie Barrow is set to take place at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday. The court will determine the appropriate punishment for the heinous acts committed, considering the impact on the victims’ family and the wider community affected by the devastating event.

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