Childs body found buried in garden after week of digging as pair arrested

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    Human remains belonging to a child have been found buried in a terrace back garden.

    West Midlands Police has arrested a man, 40, and a woman, 41, on suspicion of causing or allowing the death of a child and a separate case of wilful neglect, BirminghamLive reports.

    Detectives spent the last week digging up garden of a home on Clarence Road, Handsworth and confirmed on Sunday morning that they had found a body.

    A post-mortem will be carried out to establish the cause of death of the youngster.

    A force spokesman said: "Officers searching the garden of a property in Handsworth have discovered what are believed to be human remains.

    "The body is believed to be that of a child; a post-mortem will be carried out in due course to establish the cause of death.

    "A man, aged 40 and a woman aged 41, were arrested on 9 December on suspicion of causing or allowing the death of a child and a separate case of wilful neglect. Both have been charged with neglect and have been remanded in custody.

    "The investigation into the offence of causing or allowing the death of a child continues. The present occupiers of the property in Clarence Road are aware of the search, but are not connected to the investigation."

    On December 9, Tai-zamarai Yasharahyalah, 40, appeared in front of JPs at Birmingham Magistrates' Court. He was remanded for next hearing for pre-trial hearing at Birmingham Crown Court on January 9, 2023.

    Naiyahmi Yasharahyalah, 41, appeared before magistrates on December 13.

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