Dorset

Robert Hinz charged with murder of his baby son in Bournemouth

Carysfort Road
Image caption Police were alerted by paramedics who were called to a flat in Carysfort Road

The father of a three-month-old boy has been charged with his murder.

Julian Hinz was found seriously injured at a flat in Carysfort Road, Boscombe, on 8 April.

He was taken to Southampton General Hospital but died the following day, Dorset Police said.

Robert Edmond Hinz, 33, of Bournemouth, has been charged with his murder and will appear at the town's Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Det Insp Richard Dixey, of Dorset Police, said: "Following a thorough and detailed investigation, we have consulted with the Crown Prosecution Service who have authorised the charge of murder.

"Family liaison officers have updated Julian's family with this development and our thoughts are with them."

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