7 Nov 2011

Investigation after Auckland baby dies of head injuries

9:02 pm on 7 November 2011

The police in South Auckland are investigating the death of a baby who was admitted to hospital with severe head injuries.

The 12-month-old boy was admitted to Starship Hospital on Friday afternoon and died on Sunday.

Detectives from Counties Manukau are investigating and have carried out a scene examination at a house in the suburb of Otahuhu.

They say they are keeping an open mind and have not categorised the inquiry as a homicide investigation.