Man suspected in death of 3-month-old baby, later found dead

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Winnipeg police cruiser. (Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer)

Winnipeg police say a suspect in a baby’s death last week was found dead.

According to a media release, on July 28, police became involved in an investigation involving a severely injured three-month-old baby. The child was transported to hospital in critical condition but later died.

The Winnipeg Police Child Abuse Unit began to investigate.

On July 31, the only suspect in this incident, an adult male, was located deceased at a home in the Silver Heights neighbourhood. No foul play is suspected.

The child is Winnipeg’s 25th homicide victim of the year.