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