A woman and a man have been charged with murder following the death of a baby found unresponsive on a bus in Stratford on Wednesday, 28 September.


[A]Rosalin Baker, 25 (28.07.91) and [B]Jeffrey Wiltshire, 52 (20.06.64) both of Morris Avenue, E12 were charged on Saturday, 1 October with the following:



Causing or allowing the death of, or serious physical harm to a child contrary to section 5 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victim’s Act 2004.

Neglect of a child contrary to section 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933.

They will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court later on this morning.


A special post-mortem examination took place at St Thomas’ Hospital on Friday, 30 September and the cause of death was determined as a head injury.


Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) continue to investigate.


The investigation is being led by Detective Chief Inspector Gary Holmes from the HMCC. The incident room can be contacted on 020 8345 1570.

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