A mother from New Malden has been charged with murdering her three children.

Tania Clarence, 42, was charged this evening with murdering twins Ben and Max, 3, and Olivia, 4, at their home in Thetford Road on Tuesday evening.

She had been in custody since police were called to the house and found the children's bodies.

Mrs Clarence will appear in custody in Wimbledon Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Post mortem examinations to confirm how the children died were still going on this evening.