As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Lindsay Pilbrow
Police have arrested a 39-year-old man following the death of 17-month old Sadie-Leigh Gardner.
Sadie-Leigh was taken to Auckland’s Starship Hospital from Tauranga with serious head injuries following an incident on 27 March 2019. She sadly died on 29 March.
The man is due to appear in Tauranga District Court tomorrow charged with murder.