New Zealand Police: Operation Tulip
New Zealand Police: Operation
Counties Manukau Detectives have commended
a homicide investigation in relation to the death of a 5
month old baby girl who died on Thursday 7 August in
A post mortem examination that was conducted
yesterday (8 August) revealed that the baby girl suffered a
fractured skull and broken leg.
Detective Inspector Dave
Lynch says that Police have arrested and charged a 24 year
old man with murder. He will appear in the Manukau District
Court this morning (Saturday 9 August).
The arrested man
is known to the victim.
The matter is now before the
courts and Police will not be making any further
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