Man charged with murder over the death of 17-month-old Tauranga baby

Tauranga District Court
Tauranga District Court Photo credit: Google Maps.

A man has been arrested following the death of a 17-month-old baby in Tauranga. 

The 39-year-old man has been charged with murder.

Sadie-Leigh Gardener was taken from Tauranga to Starship Hospital in Auckland on 27 March, after she received serious head injuries.

She died two days later.

The man accused of her murder will appear in Tauranga District Court on Wednesday.



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