An 8-month-old boy was killed and a 26-year-old woman is in custody in connection to a homicide in Kitchener on Sunday, according to Waterloo Regional Police.
Police say officers responded to a medical incident involving the woman at Fairway Road and Wilson Avenue on Sunday at around 4:10 p.m.
“We received info that led officers to conduct a well-being check at an apartment on Cedarwoods Crescent in Kitchener,” Const. Andre Johnston told Global News.
While completing the check, officers found the boy deceased in the apartment.
“The child’s death is being investigated as a homicide,” Johnson said.
The 26-year-old woman is facing a second-degree murder charge.
“We are continuing to investigate this incident but we are not seeking additional suspects,” Johnson said.
This is the fourth homicide of the year in Waterloo Region.