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Woman in court over baby's death

A woman has been remanded in custody accused of murdering her newborn baby girl.

Claudia Martins, 33, from Knowle in Bristol, is charged with one count of murder.

Police were called to a house in Knowle on Monday after the baby's body was found.

Martins was arrested the following day on suspicion of murder.

She was remanded in custody after appearing at Bristol Magistrates' Court today.

The defendant will appear at Bristol Crown Court on Tuesday, Avon and Somerset Police said.

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