Dad’s trib­ute to twins as mum in court

Daily Star Sunday - - FRONT PAGE - By ISOBEL DICK­IN­SON

THE dad of twins found dead at their home spoke of his “beau­ti­ful ba­bies” as their mum ap­peared in court charged with their mur­der.

Steven Ford posted an im­age of Jake and Chloe cud­dling one an­other yes­ter­day.

They were found dy­ing at their home in Mar­gate, Kent, on Thurs­day morn­ing soon af­ter their mother Samantha, 37, al­legedly crashed her car into a lorry.

The griev­ing fa­ther cap­tioned his im­age: “Daddy’s twins xx. My beau­ti­ful ba­bies. I love you.”

Their mother ap­peared at Can­ter­bury mag­is­trates in Kent.

She was re­manded in cus­tody to ap­pear be­fore Maid­stone Crown Court to­mor­row where it is ex­pected she will ap­pear via video link.

Po­lice who drove to her home af­ter the crash found the two dy­ing chil­dren.

The young­sters were taken to hos­pi­tal at around 3.35am where doc­tors bat­tled to save their lives. Both were de­clared dead shortly af­ter they

ar­rived.

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