A man has been charged with murder after an 11-year-old boy was found injured near Shipley Country Park in Derbyshire.
Derbyshire, United Kingdom (SN) | Ambulance crews were called to Thorpes Road, near to the park in Heanor, on June 18 following reports that a boy had suffered injuries. However, he died later that day.
Michael Harrison was arrested in connection with the boy’s death last week and has since been charged his murder.
The 41-year-old, of Eaton Terrace, Nottingham, is due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court later on Monday.
He has also been charged with engagaging in coercive and controlling behaviour.
Officers from Derbyshire Constabulary and the East Midlands major crime unit will be continuing with their inquiries and will remain in the area over the next few days.
Police have urged anyone with information to speak to them, and have also asked for information about the whereabouts of a Vauxhall Combo van displaying one of the following licence plates: FL54 JBJ, FL54 JDJ or FG57 FTO.
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