Mother Admits Manslaughter Of Three Children

Disabled youngsters were found dead in April

The mother of three disabled children found dead at their New Malden home has today (October 13) pleaded guilty to their manslaughter - on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

Tania Clarence, aged 42, was arrested in April after the bodies of Olivia, 4, and twins Ben and Max, 3, were found at their home in Thetford Road, New Malden.

It is understood her husband Gary Clarence was in South Africa with their eldest daughter at the time. The eldest daughter is believed to attend school in Wimbledon.

Mrs Clarence was not present in the Old Bailey for the hearing, but Mr Clarence was. Her sentencing will take place on November 14.

October 13, 2014