1-month-old baby murdered in Bredasdorp

WC police have launched a murder investigation after a one-month-old baby was killed in Bredasdorp.

WC police have launched a murder investigation after a one-month-old baby was killed in Bredasdorp.

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police are investigating the murder of one month-old baby boy in Bredasdorp.

According to a report in the Sunday Times, the infant's 15-year-old mother and 17-year-old father claimed their son's death, which occurred on 15 December, was an accident.

Police have since changed the case to murder after post mortem results revealed that besides a head injury, the infant had marks on his face.

The child's father told the newspaper the baby had bumped his head against the wall while lying on a bed with his mother.

Paramedics who were called to the scene were unable to revive the child.