Director of Sheffield firm charged over death of baby boy

The director of a Sheffield firm has been charged over the death of a baby boy

Friday, 12th January 2018, 12:25 pm
Updated Friday, 12th January 2018, 12:30 pm
York Magistrates' Court

The 37-year-old, from Rotherham, is accused of gross negligence manslaughter in relation to the death of a seven-month-old boy at a house in York in November 2016.

He has also been charged with fraud by false representation.

The man, who is a director of Sheffield-based Playtime Beds, was arrested amid an investigation into the bed manufacturer and possible links to the baby's death.

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A 30-year-old man from Rotherham has also been charged with fraud by false representation.

The two men will appear at York Magistrates' Court on January 18.