Woman in court charged with boy's murder

Scene of boy's death in Champernowne, Devon The boy's body was found in Champernowne

A 40-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of a two-year-old boy in Devon.

Angela Vane, of Champernowne in Modbury, appeared at Torquay Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody.

The body of Shaun Ryleigh O'Neill, who is understood to be her son, was discovered at a house on Saturday.

Flowers and a teddy bear were left outside the house, with one bouquet bearing a card saying "RIP Little Man".

Ms Vane will appear at Plymouth Crown Court on 23 January.

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