Murder charge, Cleveland. 4th June 2018
Detectives have arrested and charged a man in relation to the death of a 5-month-old boy in Brisbane’s bayside last year.
Operation Papa Planten was a joint and protracted investigation by the Wynnum Child Protection Investigation Unit and the Child Trauma Unit within the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sexual Crime Group.
A Triple Zero call was made around 8.50am on March 28 2017 stating that a baby boy at a Cleveland address had been found unresponsive.
Police and emergency services attended the address, however the boy was declared deceased at the scene.
A 32-year-old Woodridge man was arrested this morning, 4th June 2018, and has since been charged with one count of murder.
He is expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.