Police arrest man after death of baby at an Ōtara address

Police arrest man after death of baby at an Ōtara address

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Police have arrested a man as part of an ongoing investigation into the death of a baby at an address in Ōtara on Thursday, October 22.

A 28-year-old man was arrested early this morning and he has been charged with Assaults to a Child.

Police cannot determine any further charges that may or are being laid.


The man is due to appear in Manukau District Court today.

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“Our enquiries into the death of the five-month-old baby girl are ongoing and we are not in a position to comment further,” said Detective Senior Sergeant Veronica McPherson.


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