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Police confirm remains are those of a new-born baby

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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.

Man found injured in Bedworth town centre

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.


Police appeal for missing Bedworth man

43-year-old Adrian Turner has been missing since Boxing Day Credit: Warwickshire Police

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.

– Inspector Andy Reynolds

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.

Fire service called after man impales leg on fence

Firefighters were called to the scene Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive/PA Images

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.

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