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Eight-month-old baby boy found with severe injuries and police have NO IDEA how they were sustained

Horror as eight-month-old baby boy is found with critical injuries and police have NO IDEA how they were sustained

  • The infant was unresponsive in a home in New Auckland in Queensland in May
  • He was taken to Gladstone Hospital and flown to Queensland Children’s Hospital
  • The baby has since had multiple operations after suffering severe head injuries
  • Police urged anyone with information on the boy or his family to come forward

An eight-month-old baby boy was found with suspicious injuries and police don’t know how he sustained them.

The infant was found unresponsive in a home on Wilson Street in New Auckland in Queensland on May 30.

The baby was suffering critical head injuries and was taken to Gladstone Hospital before being airlifted to Queensland Children’s Hospital where he has had multiple operations.

A baby boy was found unresponsive in a home on Wilson St (pictured) in New Auckland in Queensland in May

The eight-month-old was flown to Queensland Children's Hospital (pictured) and has had multiple operations after suffering severe head injuries

The eight-month-old was flown to Queensland Children’s Hospital (pictured) and has had multiple operations after suffering severe head injuries

Detectives from the Child Trauma Unit and Gladstone Child Protection Investigation Unit have urged anyone with information on the child’s injuries to come forward.

Police are working to construct a timeline of events that lead to the boy’s injuries. 

Acting Detective Inspector Luke Peachey said police are exploring many lines of inquiry in their investigation.

‘Obviously it’s an ongoing investigation, and we are keeping a really open mind in regards to how this happened,’ he told reporters.

Inspector Peachey said anyone who knew the boy or his family could provide crucial evidence for police.

‘We are very keen to speak to anyone with regards to information on how this child suffered those injuries or have any knowledge of the family which may be able to assist us in furthering our investigation,’ he said.

Acting Detective Inspector Luke Peachey has urged anyone with information on the boy or his family to come forward

Acting Detective Inspector Luke Peachey has urged anyone with information on the boy or his family to come forward

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