Woman charged with daughters' murders appears in court

A woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of her two teenage daughters.Rekha Kumari-Baker, 39, of Stretham, near Ely, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates' Court.

A woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of her two teenage daughters.

Rekha Kumari-Baker, 39, of Stretham, near Ely, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates' Court.

She spoke only to confirm her name, age and address and was remanded in custody following the short hearing.

The case will next be heard at Cambridge Crown Court on June 22.

Davina Baker, 16 and Jasmine Baker, 13, were found dead at their mother's home early on Wednesday.

Post mortems showed they died from mutiple stab wounds.

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Kumari-Baker was arrested shortly after police arrived at her home on Wednesday morning.

Davina and Jasmine were formally identified by family members at Addenbrookes Hospital on Friday afternoon.

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