Two teenagers charged with baby murder

Two teenagers are set to appear before magistrates tomorrow accused of murdering a newborn baby in Eye, near Diss.The 15-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy, both from the Eye area, were charged with murder last night after being arrested on Thursday.

Two teenagers are set to appear before magistrates tomorrow accused of murdering a newborn baby in Eye, near Diss.

The 15-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy, both from the Eye area, were charged with murder last night after being arrested on Thursday.

A Suffolk Police spokesman said officers were called to the village at about 12.50pm on Sunday October 7 after receiving reports that a newborn baby boy had died.

An investigation was launched and a post-mortem examination was carried out during the week. The two youths were arrested on Thursday and questioned at Bury St Edmunds police station.

Both were formally charged with murder on Saturday night and will appear at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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