Childs body found buried in garden after week of digging as pair arrested
Don’t miss a thing! Sign up to the Daily Star’s newsletter
We have more newsletters
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.
To get more stories from Daily Star delivered straight to your inbox sign up to one of our free newsletters here .
- Breaking News
Source: Read Full Article