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Birmingham boy Levi-Blu Cassin's parents murder charge

Levi-Blue Cassin Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Levi-Blu Cassin died from "substantial abdominal injuries", police said

The mother and father of a 22-month-old Birmingham boy have been charged with his murder.

Levi-Blu Cassin was found dead at an address in Nightingale Avenue, Castle Bromwich, on February 20 last year.

Danielle Cassin, 26, and Mark Piper, 31, will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Friday, West Midlands Police said.

Both are also charged with neglect and causing or allowing the death of a child.

Police said a post-mortem found Levi-Blu had died as a result of "substantial abdominal injuries".

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