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23 July 2012, 15:56
A Bolton couple have appeared in court charged over the death of their baby.
25 year old Shakeel Hussain from Balcary Grove, is charged with murder and causing or allowing the death of a child.
23 year old Rabeel Malik also of Balcary Grove, is charged with causing or allowing the death of a child.
They were both due to appear before Bolton Magistrates court today.
Police in Bolton were told on the 7th of January to reports that a six-week-old baby boy, Mohammed Ismail, had died at Alder Hey Hospital having been transferred from the Royal Bolton Hospital.
He had been admitted to hospital after paramedics were called to the family home in Heaton on the 5th of January 2012.