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Man faces murder charge after baby death

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 28/06/2016

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a Tauranga baby.

Three-month-old Richard Royal Arif Tekakahi Winiata Uddin died on June 7 after he was brought to Tauranga Hospital by his mother, prompting a homicide investigation.

A 22-year-old man is set to appear in Tauranga District Court on Wednesday charged with the child's murder, police said.

They said the man also faced seven other charges of assault on a child.

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