Two people charged over death of two-month-old boy in Essex

母亲, 31, is accused of murdering baby boy while father, 36 is charged with causing or allowing death after paramedics were called to Essex home

  • Two people appeared at Colchester court today charged with the death of baby
  • Parents Ellodie Goncalves, 31, and Muritala Olaiya-Imam, 36, accused of neglect
  • Two-month-old boy Malik Olayia was found not breathing at flat in Harlow, 艾塞克斯
  • A mother and father have appeared in court today after being charged over the death of a baby boy who died from serious head injuries.

    Eloddie Goncalves, 31, of Broadfields, 哈洛, has been charged with murdering two-month-old baby Malik Goncalves in August 2020.

    Goncalves, who appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, is also charged with child neglect.

    Police and paramedics rushed to Joyners Field in Harlow, Essex at around 10am on August 19, 2020 to reports of a baby boy falling ill at a property.

    到达时, they found a two-month-old boy, Malik Olayia, unconscious and not breathing.

    He was rushed to Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow where he was sadly pronounced dead hours later.

    A murder inquiry was launched in the wake of Malik’s death, and his parents Ellodie and Muritala were both charged on Tuesday.

    Police and paramedics rushed to Joyners Field in Harlow, Essex at around 10am on August 19, 2020. Two-month-old boy, Malik Olayia, was unconscious and not breathing and later died

    Police and paramedics rushed to Joyners Field in Harlow, Essex at around 10am on August 19, 2020. Two-month-old boy, Malik Olayia, was unconscious and not breathing and later died

    Emergency services rushed to the housing estate in Harlow, Essex last August after there were reports of a two-month-old falling ill.

    Several police and ambulance vehicles were seen parked up in front of the high-rise block of flats while an air ambulance was also seen landing nearby in a field off of Rye Hill Road.

    Dr Fitzpatrick-Swallow and Dr Palm gave Malik’s provisional cause of death as ‘head injuries pending further investigation’.

    Several police and ambulance vehicles were seen parked up in front of the high-rise block of flats while an air ambulance was also seen landing nearby in a field off of Rye Hill Road

    Several police and ambulance vehicles were seen parked up in front of the high-rise block of flats while an air ambulance was also seen landing nearby in a field off of Rye Hill Road

    Andre Kimshe of the coroner’s office, 说过: '在八月 19, baby Malik was found at home unconscious and not breathing.

    ‘Paramedics attended and he was conveyed to Harlow hospital where his death was confirmed at 9.53am.

    Ellodie Goncalves, 31, of Joyners Field, has been charged with murder and child neglect, while Muritala Olaiya-Imam, 36, of Shearwater Close in Barking, 东伦敦, was charged with causing or allowing the death of a child, and child neglect.

    Both will appear before Colchester MagistratesCourt on Wednesday for a pre-trial hearing.