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Canadian woman in Britain charged with murder in babies' deaths

A Police forensics officer leaves a house in Wandsworth, south London, on Thursday May 10, 2012, after two babies were found dead late Wednesday night.

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British police say a Canadian woman, charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of her two babies, has been remanded in custody until Tuesday.

Jewellery designer Felicia Boots was charged with the murder of her children, 10-week-old son Mason and his 14-month-old sister Lily, at their home in southwest London earlier this week.

Ms. Boots appeared at the South Western Magistrates' Court today, where she was remanded until May 15.

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The 34-year-old will return to court, at the Old Bailey, on the same day.

The suspect's husband was identified as Jeffrey Boots, a former investment banker with the Bank of Montreal.

Neighbours say the couple had moved in to their luxury home in the Wandsworth area just two weeks ago.

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