“There was a short moment in time before the father realised he was unable to rouse Ronan from what he thought was him (being) asleep,” he added.
Police said the father then contacted the South Australian Ambulance Service.
Following discussions with the individuals responsible for caring for Ronan at the Glenelg North unit, the police expressed dissatisfaction with the provided explanation regarding the child’s injuries.
“We’re not satisfied as to the truthfulness of that explanation, and that is certainly subject to our murder investigation now.”
The baby’s death has shocked the community, with local resident Georgia Wooley telling ABC that she never expected this in this “safe and quiet neighbourhood”.
Police have urged information from anyone who may have seen Ronan in the lead-up to his death.
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