Dad accused of murdering six-week-old baby son

A man has appeared at court charged with murdering his own baby son.

Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 11:25 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:14 pm
Blackpool Magistrates Court

David Christie, 35, of Wyre Grove, Blackpool is accused of murdering six-week-old Marshall Christie at the family home.

Christie made a one minute appearance before Blackpool Magistrates where he had appeared at an earlier date charged with causing the child grievious bodily harm.

After the results of a Post Mortem on the child, Lancashire Police decided to charge Christie with murder.

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Magistrates remanded Christie in custody until he appears at Preston Crown Court on March 31.

Asked if he understood what was going he replied: “Yes...I do understand.”