Murder charge for Rotorua 5yo death

updated By Te Ao - Māori News

Police have confirmed that the 24-year-old man who was previously charged with the assault of a child, is now also facing a murder charge.

The five-year-old child, Ferro-James Tiopira Sio, died at Rotorua Hospital on February 8.

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with ill-treatment/neglect of a child, both are due to appear in Rotorua District Court on February 27.

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