Man charged with Worthing baby murder appears in court

A MAN accused of murdering a Worthing baby has appeared in court today (December 8).

Jerome Edwards, 27, of Bridgefield Close, Midhurst, appeared at Worthing Magistrates’ Court, charged with the murder of 11-month-old Crystal Hall-Hummel.

Crystal died in St Thomas’s Hospital, in London, on May 14 this year.

The case was adjourned for a plea and case management hearing at either Lewes or Hove Crown Court, depending on which is available to host the hearing.