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Man due in court charged with Billesley murders

A 29-year-old man is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of a mother and her baby, who were found dead at their home in the Billesley area of Birmingham on June 2.

Yvonne Walsh and her baby son Harrison Credit: SWNS

Wesley Williams, of Chells Grove, Billesley, was charged with the murders of 25-year-old Yvonne Walsh and her seven-month-old son Harrison in June.

Pathologist examinations at the time confirmed the two died as a result of "pressure to the neck".

Man re-arrested in connection with the murder of a mother and her son

Yvonne Walsh and her baby Harrison, known as Harry Credit: SWNS

Police investigating the murders of a Birmingham mother and her baby have today re-arrested a man in connection with the deaths.

Yvonne Walsh, 25, and her son Harrison Walsh, seven months, were found dead at an address in Chells Grove, Billesley on June 2. Both died as a result of pressure to the neck.

A 28-year-old-man was arrested on the same day and transferred to a secure facility following an assessment by mental health professionals.

Following a further assessment, the man has today been deemed fit for interview and has been taken into custody for questioning.

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Father's tribute to wife and baby killed in Birmingham

Yvonne Walsh with seven-month old Harry Credit: West Midlands Police

The father of a 7-month-old baby, who was killed along with his mother on Sunday, said on Facebook: "My heart is empty and angry".

It was revealed yesterday that 25-year-old Yvonne Walsh and baby Harry, who were found dead in their home in Billesley, died as a result of "pressure to the neck".

Yvonne Walsh graduating Credit: West Midlands Police

Wesley Williams, 28, has been arrested on suspicion of their murders. He remains in a secure mental health unit.

Harry's father, Ryan Watton, said:

"I'm so sad at the moment and can't put my feelings into words right now. I love you Yvonne and Harry. I will carry you in my heart".

Local residents react to double death in Billesley

Local residents have spoken to ITV News Central today about the death of a mother and her baby in Billesley, Birmingham.

The pair, believed to be 25-year-old Yvonne Walsh, and her son Harrison Walsh, were found dead at a house on Chells Grove yesterday.

A 28-year-old man arrested in the Sandwell area on suspicion of both murders is currently in a secure facility following an assessment by mental health professionals.

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