A father charged with the murder of his baby son, who was pulled out of a river, has appeared in court docket.
Zak Eko, 22, is accused of killing his 11-month-old son Zakari William Bennett-Eko within the River Irwell in Bury, Greater Manchester.
Mr Eko briefly appeared at Manchester Magistrates’ Court the place he confirmed his title and date of beginning.
Emergency crews workers pulled son Zak from the water on Wednesday, however he later died in hospital.
Mr Eko is because of seem at Manchester Crown Court on Monday.
Flowers have been left on a bridge throughout the river in Radcliffe, whereas Zakari’s kin have paid tribute to him.
The boy’s grandfather left a card that learn: “To my beautiful grandson. We love you so much RIP.”
In an emotional Facebook submit, his mom Emma Blood described her son as her “whole world and so much more”.