Man charged with murder after boy 'thrown in river'

The father of a baby boy who died after allegedly being thrown into a river has been charged with murder.

Thursday, 12th September 2019, 9:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th September 2019, 9:18 pm

Zak Eko, aged 22, has been charged with the murder of 11-month-old Zakari William Bennett-Eko, who died after he was recovered from the River Irwell in Radcliffe on Wednesday, Greater Manchester Police said.

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Eko has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court tomorrow, Friday September 13.

Floral tributes were left at the scene. Picture: Kim Pilling/PA Wire