Warwickshire police have confirmed that remains found close to a railway line in Bedworth are those of a new-born baby.
Skeletal remains were recovered on 21 September 2016, near Queen Street, Bedworth, Warwickshire, following information received relating to a concealment of a birth.
A forensic analysis of the remains suggested they were of a new-born baby.
Claire Cook, 24, from Bedworth, pleaded guilty to concealing a birth and has been released on bail. James Hamshaw, 23, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to concealing a birth and has been remanded in custody.
Both are due to appear at Warwick Crown Court on 14 October 2016.
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Police are appealing for information after a man was found with injuries in Bedworth town centre.
The man in his 50s was found by a member of the public on Sunday morning at about 8am. He was guided to Bedworth police station.
He had head and chest injuries and was taken to hospital, where is in a critical but stable condition.
Police believe he was hurt at a private address in the town centre on Saturday night.
One lane is closed and there is stationary traffic after an accident on the M6 Northbound between J3 A444 / B4113 (Nuneaton / Bedworth / Coventry) and M6 J3A.
Warwickshire Police are growing increasingly concerned for the well-being of a missing 43-year-old man from Bedworth.
Adrian Turner has not been seen since 9:30am on Boxing Day at his home address on Silk Weavers Way.
He said he was going to Sainsbury's on Coventry Road in Exhall however Adrian was not picked up on CCTV at the store.
Adrian is described as white, 5'7" tall with short brown hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket, grey t-shirt, and jeans.
He has links to the Birmingham area.
Adrian has been missing for some time and his family are concerned about him. We are following up a number of lines of enquiry to try and establish what has happened to Adrian.
I would be interested to hear from anyone who might have seen Adrian in Bedworth on Boxing Day, and I would appeal for Adrian or anyone who knows where he is to get in touch so we can establish that he is safe.
His family have said that is totally out of character for Adrian, and they are becoming more concerned for his safety and welfare.
If you have seen Adrian or have information on his whereabouts please call Warwickshire Police on 101.
The M6 Northbound is blocked after a crash between Junction 3 A444 / B4113 (Nuneaton / Bedworth / Coventry) and Corley Services.
All traffic was held just before 6:20pm to assist with the accident in lane three into the central reservation.
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A man had to be rescued in Bedworth in the early hours of this morning after he impaled his leg on a metal fence.
Members of the Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service ere called by the ambulance service to help with the incident on King Street in Bedworth at around 02.46am this morning.
A doctor was on scene to provide guidance and firefighters released the man using specialist cutting equipment.
West Midlands Police have confirmed that missing elderly dementia sufferer Sheila Willis has been found safe and well in Bedworth.
Police have released CCTV footage of a group of men after a woman's hair was set alight in a Nuneaton nightclub.
The victim - a 31-year-old woman from Bedworth - was in Fever nightclub on Newdgate Street on Saturday 2nd May at around 11:30pm when a man she did not know set fire to her hair. He then left the nightclub through the back door.
The victim suffered minor injuries from the assault.
The suspect is a white man and at the time of the incident, he was wearing a white shirt with dark jeans.
"This is a seemingly senseless, unprovoked attack which could have resulted in serious injuries.
"Thankfully, the victim was not seriously injured though the incident has been very distressing for her.
"We are very keen to hear from the three men pictured in the CCTV and urge them, or anyone who knows them, to get in contact as soon as possible."