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Tania Clarence admits manslaughter of three children

Tania Clarence, 42, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her three-year-old twin sons and daughter, aged four, on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

At the Old Bailey, the mother from New Malden, south-west London, denied their murder.

The children, who all had type 2 spinal muscular atrophy, were found at their home on 22 April.

Sophie Hutchinson reports

  • 07 Jul 2014