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Pair remanded over Newham body in the bath death

The block in Hathaway Crescent
Image caption The 15-year-old was found drowned in a bath on Christmas Day

A man and a woman accused of murdering a 15-year-old boy whose body was found in a bath in east London have been remanded in custody.

Eric Baikubi and Magalie Bamu, both 27, appeared at the Old Bailey charged with the murder of the boy whose body was found in Newham on Christmas Day.

Officers found the boy, who has not been named, drowned in the bath in a flat in Hathaway Crescent, Manor Park.

The man and woman will appear at the court on 8 March to enter their pleas.

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