Kent

Margate mother in court charged with murdering twins

Castle Drive, Margate, Kent
Image caption The twins were discovered at the home in Margate

A woman has appeared in court charged with murdering her 23-month-old twins.

Jake and Chloe Ford were pronounced dead after being found at a home in Castle Drive, Margate, Kent, at about 03:35 GMT on Thursday.

Samantha Ford, 37, of the same address, had been involved in a car crash about 45 minutes beforehand, Kent Police said.

Mrs Ford appeared at Canterbury Magistrates' Court and has been remanded in custody.

She will next appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Monday.

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