UPDATE: Northampton man charged with two-year-old's murder has case adjourned to January

A Northampton man charged with the murder of a toddler will enter his plea in the new year, a Crown Court heard today.

Wednesday, 20th December 2017, 2:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th December 2017, 3:31 pm
Forensics officers at the house over the weekend

Raphael Kennedy, 31, from Arthur Street, was arrested on December 15 following the death of the two-year-old boy.

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Kennedy was set to appear at Leicester Crown Court today (December 20). However, he did not appear in person for the hearing.

The court heard he was due to enter a plea to the charge of murder on January 23. Kennedy remanded in custody until that hearing.