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Rekha Kumari-Baker

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Kill place:

Stretham, Cambridgeshire

Kill date:

13 June 2007


Davina Baker  Jasmine Baker

Date of Birth:


Marital Status:




Hotel Worker


13th June 2007, While they slept in their beds Kumari-Baker attacked and stabbed her two daughters,16-year-old Davina 37 times and 13-year-old Jasmine 29 times, she then went for a drive before returning home, taking a shower, and calling a friend, special police constable Natalie Barford, saying "l have done something terrible, Natalie please call me", Ms Barford arrived at the house in Stretham and Kumari-Baker was arrested.


Monday 7th September 2009, The trail begins at Cambridge Crown Court. Kumari-Baker pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility, but denied murder.


Monday 21st September 2009, The jury took half an hour to find Baker guilty of two counts of murder.


Tuesday 22nd September 2009, Kumari-Baker is sentenced to 33 years, sentencing her, Mr Justice Bean said the Parole Board would not consider her for release until 2040, when she will be 72.


Cambridge Crown Court

Judge Mr Justice Bean

Prosecutor John Farmer



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