Newbury Man Charged With Murder

8 June 2017, 10:16 | Updated: 8 June 2017, 12:19

Dawn Raid

A man from Newbury has been charged with murder following the death of a 5 month old baby boy.

29 year old Daniel McLaren of Fleetwood Close in Newbury is due appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court today.

A Post-Mortem examination was completed on Wednesday the 7th June and the death is being treated as suspicious.

McLaren, who was arrested on Tuesday 6th June was also charged yesterday with one count of Section 18 – grievous bodily harm with intent. This charge relates to injuries sustained by another child aged under one years old.

A 28-year-old woman from Newbury arrested in connection with the investigation has been released on police bail until 5 July.