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Baby boy 'murdered by mother's boyfriend who filmed himself carrying out wicked happy slapping attacks'

Defendant, 32, gave titles to clips of 15-month-old such as 'Crying, no toys in pen, ahhhh'
Factory worker was living next door to mother when they first met


A jury was today shown shocking footage of a man slapping and kicking a crying baby boy he allegedly later murdered.
Little Charlie Hunt, 15 months old, died after Darren Newton, 32, subjected him to a string of assaults - and filmed them on his mobile phone, it was alleged.
Members of the jury at Manchester Crown court were brought to tears by the 'distressing and shocking' nature of the clips, which Newton gave titles such as 'Crying, no toys in pen, ahhhh', 'Squeezing toe in cot', 'Two minutes of pain' and 'Shivering no water', taken when Charlie was naked in an empty bath.

Later that same day, Newton filmed himself hitting Charlie on the head repeatedly and he gave that video clip the title 'happy slap', the jury hea

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Added: Nov-29-2010 Occurred On: Nov-18-2010
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Tags: Murder, child abuse, cell, phone, recorded, slapping, kicking, Darren Newton
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