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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Woman charged with murder of baby in Belfast

A 29-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of a baby boy in Belfast, which occurred on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at a house in Brompton Park in Ardoyne with police responding to the incident shortly after 8pm.


Upon arrival, police discovered an injured baby and another injured child at the house.

The baby, identified as Liam O’Keefe, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The young child remains in hospital where her condition is described as stable.


The 29-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder but has now been charged with the murder of Liam O’Keefe.

She has also been charged with the attempted murder of the young child.

She will appear before Belfast Magistrates’ Court today and all charges are to be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.


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