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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Autumn Classic: Sun 25th Sept (British Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire)
More than a hundred classic cars will be on display at the Autumn Classic & Fringe event this weekend at the British Motor Museum.
During the event the new Collections Centre building will be open, where visitors can see the reserve collections from the British Motor Museum and the Jaguar Heritage Trust.
“Our Autumn Classic is the final gathering of the season for all classic and fringe vehicles. The event is expected to attract a vast range of different classics and is a fabulous day out for like-minded individuals”
For times, prices and more information: www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk
Skeletal remains were recovered by Warwickshire Police near a railway line in Bedworth.Read the full story ›
A 'major fire' took place at a derelict hotel in Hockley Heath, Solihull, last night.
Fire crews from Billesley, Coleshill, Alcester and Stratford were called just after 9pm on Wednesday evening.
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said they expect to be in attendance throughout the day.
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A motorcyclist has died following a collision on the M6 in Warwickshire this afternoon.
It happened on the southbound carriageway between junctions 1 and 2 near Rugby shortly before 1.00pm (Thursday).
There are currently delays on the motorway.
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The M6 Northbound in Warwickshire is closed between J4 (Coleshill) and J5 (Castle Bromwich) due to a police incident.
The Northbound exit slip road at M42 (J7) and Coleshill Heath Rd just off the motorway network are also closed.
Highways England has tweeted the following: