2:19 pm, Mon 03 Feb 2014
A mother charged with the murder of her seven-week-old son has appeared in court.
Katarzyna Gacek, 24, of Roundthorn Road, Oldham, is accused of murder and assault or ill-treatment of a child.
Gacek was remanded into custody and will appear before Manchester Crown Court on Tuesday.
Darren Butterfield, 35, of Ross Avenue, Chadderton, and Dawid Mokrzanowski, 26, of Hillside Avenue, Oldham, are also due at Oldham Magistrates' Court later charged with child neglect.
7:42 am, Mon 03 Feb 2014
The mother of a seven-week-old baby boy who died from severe head injuries will appear in court today.
Katarzyna Gacek, 24, of Hillside Avenue in Oldham, Greater Manchester, is accused of killing her son Thomas Gacek. She is charged with murder and child neglect.
Darren Butterfield, 35, of Ross Avenue, Chadderton, and Dawid Mokrzanowski, 26, of Hillside Avenue, have also been charged with child neglect in connection to the case.
The three will appear at Oldham Magistrates Court.
10:41 pm, Sun 02 Feb 2014
As a family, we are all truly devastated and deeply shocked by the tragedy we have all suffered and the loss of our little baby boy.
We are a private family and, as such, we would ask the media allow us time to grieve in peace and come to terms with this tragic situation we have all found ourselves in.
– Statement from Thomas Gacek's family
10:40 pm, Sun 02 Feb 2014
Three people have been charged following the death of a seven-week-old baby in Oldham.
The baby boy had been admitted from a house on Hillside Avenue, Oldham with severe head injuries last Sunday, and subsequently died.
Katarzyna Maria Gacek was charged with murder and child neglect of Thomas Gacek, Greater Manchester Police said. Dawid Mokrzanowski and James Butterfield were also charged with child neglect.
All three will appear before Oldham Magistrates' Court tomorrow.