Police say they are investigating a suspicious death after a toddler was found injured near a dead body in Mississauga Monday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Four Springs Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West, near Hurontario Street, around 3:35 p.m.

Police said that when officers arrived at the scene, they found a deceased woman inside an apartment unit.

A toddler, who was also inside the residence, was transported to a trauma centre for assessment, police said.

Police said there were no reported physical injuries to the toddler, however paramedics said that the child was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

No further details have been released regarding the circumstances of the death.

Peel Regional Police's Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau is consulting with the case.