Finsbury Park: Man charged over murder of baby boy in north London

Fiona Simpson
Baby twins: Gabriel was killed on Saturday

A man has been charged with the murder of a baby boy who was found dead at a flat in north London.

The child, Gabriel, was pronounced dead in hospital following an attack on the 18-month-old and his twin sister Maria at their home in Finsbury Park on Saturday.

The pair were found suffering critical head injuries and rushed to hospital.

Maria remains in a critical condition, Scotland Yard confirmed.

Bidhya Sagar Das, 33, of Wilberforce Road, Finsbury Park, was charged with murder and attempted murder.

He is due to appear in Thames Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

Neighbours said they were shocked by the incident.

Mihai Manea, 29, added: “I was so shocked. Gabriel was best friends with my son. They were always playing together.”

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