Coventry & Warwickshire

Railway line remains were of a newborn baby

Skeletal remains found by a railway line were of a newborn baby, police have confirmed.

The remains recovered on 21 September near Queen Street, Bedworth, relate to an alleged 2014 concealment of a birth.

Claire Cook, 24, of North Avenue, Bedworth, and James Hamshaw, 23, of no fixed abode, admitted concealing a birth when they appeared at Warwick Magistrates' Court on 22 September.

They will be sentenced at Warwick Crown Court on 14 October.

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