Devon man Matthew Wickens on baby murder charge

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a five-week-old baby in Devon.

Matthew Wickens, 23, of Waltham Road, Newton Abbot appeared at Torquay Magistrates' Court earlier.

The murder charge relates to the death of a baby boy in Paignton on 25 November last year, prosecutors told the court.

He was remanded in custody by magistrates to appear at Exeter Crown Court on Tuesday.

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