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A man has been accused of killing his mother and two daughters after a fire

Fatuma Haidara, 28 years old, and her daughtersatima Darama, 3 years old, and Naima Darama, one of whom died as a result of a fire in their home.

Hydara was taken to hospital and put on CPR, but she died on Tuesday. Nottinghamshire Police said officers charged Jimmy Barrow, also fromairisle Close, on Thursday, four days after his arrest. He will remain in custody to appear at Nottingham Magistrates Court onriday.

Assistant Chief Constable Rob Griffin, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family at this incredibly painful time, as well as the communities affected by these most tragic incidents. The grief this family has experienced is incomprehensible.

Large teams of investigators are working relentlessly alongside specialized research units and forensic experts to understand the full circumstances behind this arson attack.

After these investigations, we brought three counts of murder against one of the suspects. The family is aware of this development and I would like to sincerely thank them for their patience and understanding as we do everything we can to achieve justice foratumata,atima and Naima.”

Fatuma lived a short but beautiful and very fulfilling life

In a statement issued on Wednesday,atuma’s husband, Abu Bakr Darami, paid tribute to his loved ones and described their deaths as unimaginable.

Mr Drame, who returned from the US after the fire, said: “We have lostatoumata and our two daughters in such a tragic way with great sadness.

Fatuma lived a short but beautiful and fulfilling life. A former volunteer worker,atumata was a very happy, bubbly woman who wouldn’t have the heart to hurt a fly.

“We thank the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Nottinghamshire, the Gambian community, local neighbors and all well-wishers for their continued support at this difficult time. My in-laws and I have been left without daughters, grandchildren and nieces. I will miss my family immensely.”

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