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Police investigating suspicious death of baby

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At 9:16 p.m. on August 19, Halifax Regional Police responded to an unknown trouble call at a unit in an apartment building in the 200 block of Windmill Road in Dartmouth. A 3-month-old baby boy was located in medical distress and was unresponsive. The baby was taken to the hospital by EHS, where he later died on August 21. An autopsy was conducted on August 22 by the Medical Examiner; however, further testing is needed to determine the manner of death. Next of kin were updated yesterday, and investigators have been speaking with family members regarding the circumstances that led to the baby’s death.  

 

The investigation is being led by the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

Source: Media Release

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