Father guilty of murder after violently shaking baby son in

Daniel McLaren guilty of murdering his baby son Credit: Thames Valley Police

A 30-year-old man has been convicted of the murder of his baby son.

Jack McLaren, who was four and half months old, suffered brain damage after being shaken by his father Daniel McLaren at the family home in Thatcham, Berkshire.

Daniel McLaren was found guilty after a two week trial at Reading Crown Court.

A Post-Mortem examination concluded the cause of death to be from a head injury.

Damage was identified to Jack’s brain as being caused at the time of his collapse and also on a previous occasion.

Daniel McLaren is due to be sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Monday, 15th October.