Woman charged for allegedly drowning her 4-year-old son to death in UK

A 36-year-old Nigerian woman identified as “Oluwakemi Baadare” has been charged with murdering her four-year-old son in the UK.

It was gathered that, Oluwakemi killed her son Kingswealth Bayode at her home in Plumstead, south-east London by allegedly drowning him in a bath.

Badare, who is being held at Bronzefield Prison was represented by a lawyer for the 10-minute administrative hearing at the Old Bailey last week. 

The court was told that emergency services were called to the address in Invermore Place on Sunday shortly before 8am, where the boy was found dead.

Badare was arrested at the scene and taken into custody before being charged. She subsequently appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday and was remanded in custody. 

A post mortem was later carried out on the corpse of the boy a few days ago.

Judge Anthony Leonard QC listed the case for a plea hearing on March 17. 

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