Clarence children: no clear answer

2014-04-29 00:00

IT is still not known exactly how the three children of Gary and Tania Clarence died in London last week, after the postmortem results were inconclusive.

Tania (42) was arrested for the alleged murder of her daughter, Olivia (4) and her three-year-old twin boys, Ben and Max. She is currently applying for bail and will appear in court in London next week.

The police found the bodies of the three children in the family’s upmarket house in New Malden in London last Tuesday.

Gary (43) was on holiday in South Africa with the couple’s eldest daughter, Taya (8).

The BBC yesterday reported the results of the postmortem investigations into the cause of the children’s deaths were returned inconclusive. The London Metropolitan Police said the investigation could not determine the cause of death and more tests will be done.

The three children were all born with a degenerative condition sometimes described as “floppy baby syndrome”, and they were not expected to live longer than five years. Taya is a healthy child.

Tania was a graphic artist who become a full-time mother and carer for the couple’s three ill babies.

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