Murder charge over death of six-week-old baby in Blackpool

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Image caption The baby was taken from a property on Wyre Grove in Blackpool by paramedics

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a six-week-old baby boy.

Lancashire Police said the baby was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital from a property on Wyre Grove shortly after 04:00 GMT on 10 March.

He was transferred to Manchester Children's Hospital where he died five days later. A post-mortem examination showed he had died from head injuries.

David Christie, 35, of Blackpool, has been charged with murder.

He is due to appear at Blackpool Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

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