Man, woman charged over two-year-old’s death

Man, woman charged over two-year-old’s death

A man and woman will appear in court today following the death of a two-year-old child in the New South Wales Riverina last year.

On Friday, December 1, a two-year-old boy was taken to Griffith Base Hospital with significant head injuries.

He was airlifted to Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, however, he died on Sunday, December 3.

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Just before 11 am yesterday, police attended a property in the Griffith area and arrested a 21-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man.

They were both charged with domestic violence-linked manslaughter.

The woman was also charged with the domestic violence assault of a two-month-old baby in November last year.

They were both refused bail.

Inquiries under Strike Force Burtundy continue.

Anybody with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

National Domestic Violence Service: 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732). If you are in immediate danger call triple zero (000).

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