Man and woman are charged with murdering one-year-old baby boy during Covid lockdown
- Jack Benham, 34, of Hernhill, and Sian Hedges, 26, of Yelverton, are charged
- The baby was found at an address near Faversham, Kent, on November 28, 2020
A man and woman have today been charged with murdering a one-year-old baby boy during the Covid lockdown.
Emergency services were scrambled to an address in Hernhill near Faversham, Kent on November 28, 2020, following concerns for the welfare of the child, police said in a statement.
The one-year-old was rushed to hospital for urgent treatment but was later pronounced dead.
Emergency services were scrambled to Hernhill near Faversham, Kent
Police arrested a man and a woman in connection with the incident the same day.
Both were later released on police bail while an investigation by the serious crime unit was carried out.
Kent Police announced that Jack Benham, 34, of Hernhill, and Sian Hedges, 26, of Yelverton, Devon, had been charged with murder.
The alleged killers have been remanded in custody to appear before Maidstone Crown Court tomorrow.