A 34-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of his five-year-old son.
Pazeer Ahmed Bhatti will appear before Wakefield Magistrates' Court.
Bhatti was arrested at his home on Monday following the death of the five-year-old boy at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
Police were called after the ambulance service attended a house on Aberford Road, Wakefield.
The dead boy has not been named.
He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries, West Yorkshire Police said.
Neighbours living in the large, detached houses along the road said they did not think anyone lived in the property.
A woman, who had lived in the area for 36 years, described the street as "quiet" and "residential".