A Crowborough father is to appear in court charged with the murder of his eight-week-old baby daughter.
Michael Roe, 32, unemployed, was arrested at his home in Alderbrook Close, Crowborough, on Tuesday evening (3 September).
He was subsequently charged with the murder of a child under one-year-old between September 8-11, 2018; wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent, and causing or allowing the death of a child.
Paramedics were called to the house in Alderbrook Close, Crowborough, in the early hours of Monday, 10 September 2018, where baby Holly Roe was reported to be having breathing difficulties.
She was taken to Pembury Hospital, where she was sadly pronounced dead.
A post mortem showed that the cause of death was a traumatic head injury.
Michael Roe will appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (4 September).
Tiffany Tate, 21, baby Holly’s mother, unemployed, of Alderbrook Close, Crowborough, has been summonsed to appear to face a charge of causing or allowing the death of a child between 14 July and 11 September 2018.
She is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 12 September.