Toddler found seriously hurt near dead woman in Mississauga
A police forensics van is seen on Four Springs Avenue in Mississauga after a woman was found dead and a toddler was located with serious injuries on Oct. 21, 2019. (CP24)
Chris Herhalt, CP24.com
Published Monday, October 21, 2019 8:04PM EDT
Last Updated Monday, October 21, 2019 11:32PM EDT
A toddler found near the body of woman in a Mississauga apartment unit on Monday afternoon has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries, as homicide detectives say they are looking into the woman’s death.
Emergency crews were called to Four Springs Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West in Mississauga at 3:35 p.m. and located a deceased adult female inside an apartment unit.
Peel Paramedics said a toddler was located near the woman and they took it to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Police said the homicide and missing persons bureau considers the woman’s death “suspicious” but would not elaborate.
Const. Bancroft Wright told reporters that the coroner had attended the scene and left.
An autopsy will likely occur on Tuesday.