THREE people have been charged in connection with the death of tragic mum Michelle Pearson whose children died in a house fire in Walkden.

Michelle passed away 20 months after four of her children died in the fire at their Jackson Street home in the early hours of December 11, 2017.

Now Zak Bolland, aged 26, and David Worrall, aged 28, have been charged with murdering 37-year-old Michelle.

Courtney Brierley, aged 23, has been charged with manslaughter.

They will all appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday next week.

Following the fire Michelle was taken to hospital for treatment for severe injuries but died on August 25 last year.

The fire claimed the lives of four of her children, daughters Demi, 15, Lacie, seven and Lia, three and son Brandon, eight died.