Calgary police investigate suspicious death of toddler


Calgary police say officers are investigating the suspicious death of a toddler in the community of Albert Park/Radisson Heights. 

Police were called to the 2800 block of 14 Avenue S.E. at around 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday for reports of a toddler in medical distress. 

Despite the best efforts of first responders, police said the 18-month-old was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officers cordoned off a large area and are in the process of questioning two adults.

Police are also speaking with witnesses, collecting CCTV footage and examining evidence, a news release said. 

An autopsy is expected to be completed on Wednesday. 

Anyone with information on the death is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service’s non-emergency line by calling 403-266-1234. 

Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

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