Coventry & Warwickshire

Woman charged with murder of son in Coventry

A woman has been charged with the murder of her four-year-old son in Coventry.

The 26-year-old is accused of killing the boy, who was found unconscious in the Holbrooks area.

Her partner, 32, is also charged with murdering the boy, who was taken to University Hospital Coventry, where he died on 3 March.

The defendants are due to appear before magistrates in Coventry, on Saturday.

A post-mortem examination revealed the victim died as a result of a head injury.

West Midlands Police said detectives from its Public Protection Unit were working closely with the local authority and that support was being offered to the boy's family.

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