Friends can pay respects at funeral of murdered sisters

PUBLISHED: 12:23 26 July 2007 | UPDATED: 12:39 04 May 2010

THE funerals of Davina and Jasmine Baker will take place on Friday. It will be at Cambridge Crematorium at 4pm. The girls family has issued invites to everyone who knew the girls. Inquests on the two teenage sisters found stabbed to death at their mother

THE funerals of Davina and Jasmine Baker will take place on Friday.

It will be at Cambridge Crematorium at 4pm.

The girls' family has issued invites to everyone who knew the girls.

Inquests on the two teenage sisters found stabbed to death at their mother's home in Stretham were opened and adjourned at Wisbech Coroner's Court last Wednesday.

The bodies of 13-year-old Jasmine and 16-year-old Davina were found at The Crofters, on June 13. Their mother, Rekha Kumari-Baker, 39, has been charged with murder.

Miss Kumari-Baker has been remanded in custody to reappear before Cambridge Crown Court on October 12. Post-mortem examinations have revealed both girls died from multiple stab wounds to the chest.

Police have confirmed that Miss Kumari-Baker will not be attending the funeral. It is not clear if she chose not to attend or whether police barred her.

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