Sydney woman charged with murder of newborn baby

Police have charged a woman with the murder of an eight-week old baby in Sydney’s west.

Emergency services were called to a home on Sedgman Crescent in Shalvey just after midday on Tuesday where the baby  girlwas found unconscious in a bath.

The girl was rushed to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead but died a short time later.


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A 35-year-old woman was arrested at the home and taken to Westmead Hospital under Police guard.

Detectives have since charged the woman with murder.

She faced a bedside court hearing this afternoon where she was refused bail.

The woman will reappear in court on March 31.

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