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Quebec man arrested in killing of child at daycare northeast of Montreal

On Tuesday, police responded to a call about a child under the age of three with serious injuries at a home daycare in L'Assomption, Que. The toddler died hours later in hospital. CMU/

A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a toddler who was found seriously injured at a home daycare this week northeast of Montreal.

Quebec provincial police say the suspect, from Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Que., was arrested Friday for what police are now calling a homicide.

A spokesperson for the Crown prosecutors office did not have information about charges.

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On Tuesday, police responded to a call about a child under the age of three with serious injuries at a home daycare in L’Assomption, Que.

The toddler died hours later in hospital.

Detectives met with numerous witnesses and an autopsy was ordered.

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