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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police have arrested a man in relation to the death of a three-month-old baby in Christchurch on 2 January.

A 34-year-old man has been charged with murder and is due to appear in Christchurch District Court this afternoon.

Police extends its deepest sympathies to the child’s whānau.

The family have requested privacy at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and Police are not in a position to release the child’s name or provide any further comment at this stage.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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