Death of person found at Toronto home during wellness check being treated as ‘suspicious,’ police say

Officers were seen outside a home on Yorkdale Crescent Wednesday afternoon. Bill Barker / Global News

A person who was found dead at a Toronto home Wednesday morning is being investigated as a “suspicious” incident, police say.

Little about the investigation was known as of Wednesday morning, but emergency crews were called to a home on Yorkdale Crescent, near Weston and Albion roads, at around 9:30 a.m.

An update posted on the Toronto Police Service’s Twitter account said officers were at the home to perform a “wellness check.”

The update said the victim was found with a “serious” injury that was deemed “suspicious.”

The service’s homicide squad was called in to take over the investigation.


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