Man charged with second-degree murder in death of child in Saskatchewan
A Prince Albert police cruiser is seen in this image.
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, March 25, 2019 7:07PM EDT
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A man in Saskatchewan has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a toddler.
Police in Prince Albert say in a news release that officers were called March 20 to an apartment building, where a child was reported to be unconscious.
The 21-month-old was transported to hospital and later died.
Police say an autopsy was conducted and the case is considered a homicide.
Police did not release details about how the baby died or whether the accused was related to the child.
The 29-year-old man is to appear in court Tuesday morning.