A homicide investigation has been launched by police after a baby was taken to an Ōtara medical centre with critical injuries that led to the baby's death.
According to police, a baby with critical injuries was taken to the Watford Medical Centre in Ōtara on Monday, May 23.
"CPR was commenced, however, the baby was sadly pronounced dead," police said in a statement on Friday afternoon.
"A homicide investigation is now underway into the circumstances of the baby’s death."
Police say they are speaking with residents of Shifnal Drive, Randwick Park.