/ Man charged with murder of baby at court

A man has been charged with the murder of a baby at court.

Samuel Gildea (19/09/88) of Woodruff Walk, Partington yesterday (Friday 14 September) appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court initially charged with Section 20 assault but, following the death of a four-month-old baby, this was changed to a murder charge.

On Wednesday 12 September, police were called by the ambulance service to Woodruff Walk, Partington to reports that a baby boy was found unconscious.

He was taken to hospital with significant head injuries where this morning, he sadly died.

A 25-year-old woman who was previously arrested in connection with the investigation has been released with no further action to be taken.

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