Police investigating homicide of two-year-old

(Herald file photo)

The death of a two-year-old found at a downtown apartment building Wednesday has been ruled a homicide.

On March 20, just after noon, police and paramedics responded to a call at a downtown apartment building where a two-year-old was reported to be unconscious. The child was transported to the Victoria Hospital and later died.

An autopsy was conducted on March 21 and the death is now considered a homicide. The Prince Albert Police Service criminal investigations division and the forensic identification section are actively investigating this incident, working with the coroner’s office to investigate the death fully.

The homicide is Prince Albert’s third of 2019.