Man charged with baby's murder in Tauranga

7:44 pm on 28 June 2016

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

Richard Royal Arif Tekakahi Winiata Uddin died in Tauranga Hospital on 7 June, after being brought there by his mother.

Police, who had been investigating the death as a homicide, said in a statement that a 22-year-old man had been arrested and would appear in the Tauranga District Court on Wednesday.

The man faces seven additional charges of assault on a child.