Man charged in connection with death of baby in South Auckland

11:22 am on 26 September 2020

A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a 10-month-old baby earlier this month.

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The man will appear in Manukau District Court on Monday. Photo: RNZ / Anneke Smith

Poseidyn Hemopo-Pickering was taken from a house in Manurewa to Starship Children's Hospital but died the next day.

The arrested man will appear in the Manukau District Court on Monday charged with assaulting a child.

Police say further charges are likely.