Man charged with murder of 6-month-old baby

A man has been charged with the murder of a six-month-old baby in Perth.

Around 8.00pm last night, emergency crews were called to a home in Brookdale after receiving reports of an injured child, WA Today reports.

Paramedics rushed the youngster to hospital, however sadly, the baby died shortly after arrival.


A 35-year-old man, believed to be known to the child, has since been charged with murder.

He is due to appear in court today.

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