Boyfriend 'threw baby at wall thinking he was a spider'

A mother was 'overcome with emotion and collapsed' when she returned from a late-night trip to Kmart to find her baby dying, a Melbourne court has been told.

Michelle Dearing had left her baby Chayse alone with her new boyfriend Dwayne Lindsey in June 2016, but came home to an 'emotional, chaotic scene' at their temporary lodgings at Glenroy.

Lindsey, who has denied he intended to kill the six-month-old boy, is on trial in the Supreme Court of Victoria for murder.

Michelle Dearing had left her baby Chayse alone with her new boyfriend Dwayne Lindsey in June 2016, but came home to an 'emotional, chaotic scene' at their temporary lodgings at Glenroy

Michelle Dearing had left her baby Chayse alone with her new boyfriend Dwayne Lindsey in June 2016, but came home to an 'emotional, chaotic scene' at their temporary lodgings at Glenroy

Lindsey (left), who has denied he intended to kill the six-month-old boy, is on trial in the Supreme Court of Victoria for murder. Pictured right, Michelle Dearing

The court was told on Friday the baby had severe traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, marks on his neck, bruising and abrasions on his groin and retinal bleeding.

Prosecutor Nicholas Papas QC said Lindsey, 34 at the time, claimed he fell asleep with the child on his

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