Police investigating suspicious death after body found 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)
Katherine DeClerq, CTV News Toronto
Published Monday, October 21, 2019 5:05PM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, October 22, 2019 1:06AM EDT
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.