Police launch major investigation into the 'tragic case' of a baby girl who died five months after she was 'found unresponsive with traumatic injuries at just 41 days old'

  • A major crime investigation has opened into death of baby girl in South Australia
  • Girl sustained critical head injuries when she was six-weeks-old
  • She died in hospital on Saturday, more than a year after she was found injured
  • SA police declared the girl's death a major crime investigation on Wednesday
  • 'This little girl deserved better, and now deserves the truth' - Inspector Hutchins

A major crime investigation has opened into the death of a baby girl who sustained critical head injuries when she was just six-weeks-old.?

The girl died in the Women and Children's hospital on Saturday after police found her unresponsive in a home at Whyalla, near Port Augusta, in June last year.

South Australia police declared the girl's death a major crime investigation this week.?

A major crime investigation has opened into the death of a baby girl who sustained critical head injuries when she was just six-weeks-old

A major crime investigation has opened into the death of a baby girl who sustained critical head injuries when she was just six-weeks-old

SA Police said the girl never recovered from the severe injuries she sustained in June last year. ?

'She suffered a severe brain injury and has been in full-time medical care since,' Inspector Greg Hutchins said on Wednesday.?

'This little girl deserved better, and now deserves the truth.'

Police are now appealing for anyone with information to come forward.?

The girl died in the Women and Children's hospital on Saturday after police found her unresponsive in a home at Whyalla, near Port Augusta, in June last year

The girl died in the Women and Children's hospital on Saturday after police found her unresponsive in a home at Whyalla, near Port Augusta, in June last year

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