Nigerian woman charged with murder of her four-year-old son in the UK

A Nigerian woman Oluwakemi Badare  has been charged with the murder of her four-year-old son in the UK.

The 36 year-old is accused of killing Kingswealth Bayode at her home in Plumstead, south-east London by allegedly drowning him in a bath.

The child was reportedly found lifeless on Sunday, December 27. Badare is being held at Bronzefield Prison and was represented by a lawyer for the 10-minute administrative hearing at the Old Bailey last week. 


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

Oluwakemi Badare

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

A post mortem was later carried out on the corpse of the boy a few days ago, while she was remanded in prison.

The case is reportedly listed for pleas hearing on March 17 by Jdge Anthony Leonard.

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