Mother of baby buried in backyard charged with murder
Mother of baby buried in Otahuhu backyard charged with murder
Counties Manukau Police have progressed the investigation into the the death of a newborn baby which was found in a makeshift grave at an Otahuhu address on 2 June 2011.
Detective Inspector Dave Lynch says "As a result, the 22 year-old mother of the child, currently facing a charge of assault, will face further charges of murder and concealing the child's remains."
"She will be appearing at the Manukau District Court tomorrow, 5 August 2011."