By Alyse Edwards
A guy and female from Gladstone have appeared in court docket over the demise of a baby in central Queensland much more than two years ago.
An 11-week-aged boy was identified with significant injuries at a Rockhampton house in May 2013.
Law enforcement mentioned the boy’s injuries included 22 broken or fractured bones and bleeding on the brain.
The baby was flown to medical center in Brisbane but died a 7 days afterwards.
Prosecutors said the infant was also seriously malnourished with inadequate unwanted fat stores, and died from an incident immediately relevant to violent shaking and a lack of oxygen to the mind.
The courtroom was informed the trauma happened above a period of one to four months due to the fact some of the bones experienced started out to mend in a deformed fashion.
Christopher Allan Holland, 31, appeared at Gladstone Magistrates Court charged with manslaughter and cruelty to children.
He did not implement for bail and remains in custody.
His co-accused, Megan Jean Freeman, 22, is accused of youngster cruelty and has been introduced on bail.
The circumstance towards each defendants has been adjourned until later this month.
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