A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of 3-month-old baby Richard Uddin.

Police say the man will be appearing in Tauranga District Court tomorrow charged with murder in relation baby Richard's death in Tauranga on June 7.

The man also faces seven additional charges of assault on a child.

As this matter was now before the courts, police said they were not able to comment any further at this time.