St. James Town security guard suffered fatal medical episode, was not assaulted: police

File photo of a Toronto police cruiser. Don Mitchell / AM640 / Global News Toronto

Toronto police say that a security guard who was transported to hospital in critical condition on Wednesday afternoon had suffered a medical episode.

It was initially believed the man had been assaulted inside a building in Toronto’s St. James Town neighbourhood. Police said officers responded to a call about an assault at Wellesley and Ontario streets just after 3 p.m.

Officers arrived to find the man without vital signs.  Toronto paramedics said they transported the man to hospital. He later died.

Police said a suspect who had been arrested was released with no charges.

–With a file from Kerri Breen





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