Homicide investigation launched in Northland
Please attribute to Detective Inspector Dene Begbie,
Northland Police Investigations Manager:
have launched a homicide investigation after the death of a
five month old baby boy in Whangarei.
Police were called
to an address by Ambulance staff yesterday evening (22
August 2019) at around 8:30pm.
Sadly, the baby died at the
Police arrested a 28-year-old man at the address
and he has been charged with Assault on a Child.
investigation remains ongoing and we cannot rule out the
possibility of further charges being laid.
The man will
appear in Whangarei District Court this morning.
deepest sympathies are with the family during this difficult
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