A 37-year-old Jacka man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday, February 16) charged with murder.
The man has been charged with murdering his eight-year-old son. Police and ACT Ambulance Service officers attended a residence in Jacka last night and a male child was transported to hospital where he later died.
The man has also been charged with a number of assault offences.
The police investigation into the Jacka homicide is ongoing. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist the investigation and has not yet spoken to police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333000, or via https://act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.