As stated by Detective Inspector Dene Begbie, Northland Police Investigations Manager:
Northland Police have launched a homicide investigation after the death of a five month old baby boy in Whangarei.
Police were called to an address by Ambulance staff yesterday evening (22 August 2019) at around 8:30pm.
Sadly, the baby died at the scene.
Police arrested a 28-year-old man at the address and he has been charged with Assault on a Child.