Toddler's death in southeast Calgary suspicious, police say

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Despite the best efforts of first responders, the toddler was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Two adults were being questioned. (Dave Gilson/CBC - image credit)
Despite the best efforts of first responders, the toddler was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Two adults were being questioned. (Dave Gilson/CBC - image credit)

Calgary police are investigating the death of a toddler in the southeast community of Radisson Heights on Tuesday as suspicious.

Police and EMS responded to a call that a child was in medical distress at a home in the 2800 block of 14th Avenue S.E around 11:20 a.m

First responders found an unresponsive 18-month-old boy.

Despite their best efforts, the toddler was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said. Officers were questioning two adults.

An autopsy will be conducted on Wednesday.

Investigators are also interviewing witnesses, collecting security camera footage and examining evidence, police said.

Anyone with information pertaining to the case is asked to contact police at 403-266-1234.

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