The man accused of murdering a mum and baby at their Hampshire home has today appeared in court for the first time.

Anthony Marsh spoke only to confirm has name and address when he appeared before at New Forest Magistrates Court in Lyndhurst.

Marsh is accused of murdering Stephanie Bellinger, 24, and 10-month-old Lili at their home in Myrtle Avenue.

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Their bodies were discovered at he family home last Saturday morning.

He wore a black T-shirt and black trousers and had a heavily bandaged right hand and wrist.

There was a heavy police presence as he arrived in a security van this morning.

The 21-year-old was remanded in custody and told he would next appear at a Crown Court on March 9 for a preliminary hearing.