Woman charged with murder of baby boy in Sydney

A Sydney mother has been charged with murder following the death of a baby boy earlier this year.

Emergency services were called to a home at Oran Park in Sydney’s south-west on Thursday, May 20 after concerns were raised for the welfare of residents.

Upon arrival, officers found a four-month-old boy “unconscious and unresponsive”.


Paramedics immediately began CPR at the scene before the infant was rushed to Campbelltown Hospital.

Sadly, the baby boy could not be revived.

A 32-year-old woman was arrested at the home and taken to Narellan Police Station before being taken to Liverpool Hospital for an assessment.

The home was examined by specialist forensic officers and Detectives launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the child’s death.

Following inquiries, the woman was arrested in Malabar yesterday and charged with murder (DV).

She was formally refused bail and is due to appear in Campbelltown Local Court on Wednesday 24 November.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast