23-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder Of Two-Week-Old Baby

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a two-week old baby in Stockport, Greater Manchester Police have reported.

It is understood that the ambulance service called police to an address on Shaw Road South at about 20:15 on Wednesday, 29 July. An ambulance had been called to reports that a baby had stopped breathing.

The child was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A post mortem examination revealed that the baby had suffered multiple injuries.

Matthew Higham, of Shaw Road South, will appear before Stockport Magistrates' Court today.


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