22 Jul 2016

Man charged over Southland baby death

12:42 pm on 22 July 2016

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a three-month old Southland boy, more than two years after his death.

Hamilton District Court

Hamilton District Court Photo: RNZ

The baby died in Starship Hospital in Auckland in January 2014 after being found at his Riverton home suffering serious injuries.

Police said a man had been charged with murder and appeared in the Hamilton District Court yesterday.

The man, who has interim name suppression, was expected to reappear today.