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Police investigate death of 18-month-old boy in Regina’s east end, consider it suspicious

Regina police along with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service are investigating the death of an 18-month-old boy.
Regina police along with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service are investigating the death of an 18-month-old boy. Justin Bukoski / Global News

Update: Regina police say the death of the 18-month-old boy who died on June 10 in the city’s east end is being considered suspicious and are treating the case as criminal.

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The Regina Police Service says it’s investigating the death of an 18-month-old-boy with the assistance of the Saskatchewan Coroners Service.

Police say they responded to a call to the 3200 block of Arens Road East on Wednesday at about 10:15 a.m. to assist emergency responders regarding an injured child.

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The child was taken to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

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Circumstances around the boy’s death are still being investigated, police say. No further details are being provided at this time.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

More to come.

Mother, 2 children found dead after North Battleford, Sask., house fire
Mother, 2 children found dead after North Battleford, Sask., house fire