A father has been charged with killing his nine-week-old daughter.

Adam Stokes, 32, of the Runfold area of Luton, Bedfordshire, has been charged with the manslaughter of his daughter, Scarlett Stokes-Craig, who died of head injuries in January last year.

He has been bailed to appear before Luton Magistrates' Court on May 12, Bedfordshire Police said.

Scarlett was admitted to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital on January 14 2013 but was transferred to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, where she died 10 days later.