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Mother charged with murder of her three children

Tania Clarence has been charged with the murder of 4-year-old Olivia and 3-year-old twins Ben and Max.

Police at the house in New Malden
Police at the house in New Malden
Image: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A WOMAN HAS been charged the murder of her three children who were found dead at the family home in London on Tuesday.

Tania Clarence will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow charged with three counts of murder.

The London Metropolitan Police said this evening that while formal identifications have not yet taken place, the victims are named on the charges as her three children: 4-year-old Olivia Clarence and 3-year-old twins Ben and Max Clarence.

Police were called to the address in New Malden, south-west London, at 9.30pm on Tuesday night, where they found the bodies of the three children. All three are believed to have had life-limiting genetic disorders.

Tania Clarence was treated for minor injuries after the discovery of the bodies before being released and then arrested.

Post mortem examinations are being carried out on the three children at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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