Man Charged With Murder Of Baby

He was arrested in Budgewoi

14 February 2019

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A Newcastle man has fronted Wyong Local Court...charged with a baby's murder on the weekend.

The 6-month-old boy was rushed to John Hunter Hospital on Saturday, but sadly passed away the next day.

A post mortem found the infant died from a traumatic head injury.

A 28 year old man who was caring for the boy at the time was arrested yesterday at a Budgewoi property.

It's understood JIE SMITH had been in a relationship with the mother for about 6 weeks.

He's been refused bail and ordered to reappear in May.


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