Sussex

Mother charged with newborn baby's murder

Police at the scene Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Emergency services were called to a property in Aldwick Road on Wednesday morning

A woman has been charged with murdering her newborn baby.

An ambulance was called on Wednesday morning to a property in Aldwick Road in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, where a baby girl was confirmed dead.

The infant's mother, Gintare Suminaite, 29, was taken to St Richard's Hospital in Chichester.

Ms Suminaite was arrested on suspicion of murder and charged after she left hospital. She is due to appear at Crawley Magistrates' Court on Monday.