Man charged in connection with death of baby

A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a 10-month-old baby earlier this month.

Poseidyn Hemopo-Pickering was taken from a house in Manurewa to Starship Children's Hospital but died the next day.

The arrested man will appear in the Manukau District Court on Monday charged with assaulting a child.

Police say further charges are likely.

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