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Police investigate death of one-year-old boy in Val-des-Monts, Que.

Police MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais say they're investigating the circumstances around a one-year-old boy's death in Val-des-Monts, Que. on Monday. File photo. Police MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais / Twitter

Police and the coroner’s office are investigating after a one-year-old child died Monday morning in Val-des-Monts, Que.

Emergency services were called shortly before 9 a.m. on Monday to a residence in the town roughly 40 minutes north of Gatineau in western Quebec.

MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais police said a resident had called 911 because his son was unconscious.

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First responders attempted to resuscitate the child, who was taken to hospital and ultimately pronounced dead, according to a release.

Police are working with the coroner’s office in the city to investigate the child’s death.

The boy’s identity has not been released.

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