A 16-year-old boy sobbed in court charged with the murder of his six-week-old son, who suffered “head injuries and a bite to the nose”. 

Police were called to a mother-and-child unit in Southampton, at 5.05am on Sunday, finding the baby with “significant injuries”. The defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was supported by his mother as he appeared at Southampton magistrates’ court charged with murder. For the prosecution, Dan O’Neill told the court that the