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Baby stabbed by mother, dumped in waste bin

A 26-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of her newborn baby who was stabbed to death and dumped in a waste bin.

Punch reports that the remains of the baby was found in the kitchen waste bin and following post-mortem investigation, was revealed to have died from multiple stab wounds.

The woman identified as Rachel Tunstill, a graduate of the University of Lancashire, was arrested and has been charged with the murder of her child.


The accused appeared in court looking depressed while weeping iuncontrollably.

According to the police, Tunstill did not enter a plea and was remanded into in jail with trial date set for June 7.

After being arrested earlier, a 30-year-old man assumed to be the father of the child, was reportedly released without charge.

The police said that they were “completely satisfied” that he had no involvement in the death of the newborn baby.


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