Belfast tragedy: woman charged with murder of baby boy 1 month ago

Belfast tragedy: woman charged with murder of baby boy

Police said Liam O'Keefe died in a stabbing incident.

A woman has been charged with the murder of a baby boy in north Belfast.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said the seven-week-old died in a stabbing incident on Tuesday at Brompton Park in the Ardoyne area.

His two-year-old sister, who was injured in the same incident, remains in hospital.

The PSNI said on Friday morning that a 29-year-old woman had been charged with the murder of the infant, named as Liam O'Keefe, and the attempted murder of another child.

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She is due to appear before Belfast Magistrate's Court on Friday morning.

In their statement the PSNI confirmed that a murder investigation was underway yesterday:

"Police have commenced a murder investigation following the death of a child in the Brompton Park area of north Belfast this evening and made one arrest in relation to this."