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Oldham Baby Boy Murder: Mother In Court

The mother of Thomas Gacek is charged with murder and assaulting or ill treating a child after the seven-week-old boy's death.

The mother of a baby boy who died in hospital over the weekend has appeared in court charged with his murder and neglect.

Katarzyna Maria Gacez, 24, appeared before Oldham Magistrates charged with murder and assaulting or ill treating a child.

On Sunday, police were called to the Royal Oldham Hospital after seven-week-old Thomas Gacek was admitted from him home in Hillside Avenue, Oldham, Greater Manchester.

The boy was later transferred to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, where he died.

Greater Manchester Police said a post-mortem examination revealed he died of serious head injuries consistent with a "non-accidental injury".

Ms Gacez was remanded into custody and will appear before Manchester Crown court on Tuesday.

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