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Three-month-old baby Winnipeg’s latest homicide; suspect dies by suicide

Winnipeg Police Service vehicle.
Winnipeg Police Service vehicle. Shane Gibson/Global News

Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim — the 25th of the year — is a three-month-old baby.

Winnipeg police said they were called to an incident involving a severely injured baby on July 28. The baby was taken to hospital in critical condition and later pronounced dead.

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The investigation, conducted by the Winnipeg Police Child Abuse Unit, pointed to a single suspect, an adult man.

Three days after the baby was killed, police said, the suspect was found dead at a home in the Silver Heights area. No foul play is suspected.

Sources tell Global News the man died by suicide.

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