Man charged with murder of Barnsley baby

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A MAN has been charged with the murder of an 11-month-old baby boy.

The 28-year-old, from Pitsmoor, Sheffield, is also accuses of allowing or causing the death of the child, and is due to appear before Barnsley magistrates on January 21.

He was initially arrested on suspicion of murder in September 2011 following the death of the baby the day before - September 28.

A 27-year-old Chapeltown woman has also been charged with allowing or causing the death of a child and child neglect.