Female Arrested in Connection to Death of a Child in Kitchener

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a Kitchener female in connection to an investigation involving the death of a child.

On February 21, 2019, at approximately 12 p.m., police responded to a residence on Heritage Drive after receiving a 9-1-1 call concerning a child in distress.

Officers arrived on scene and located a 20-month-old female without vital signs. Officers immediately performed life-saving measures until paramedics arrived, who then continued performing CPR. The child was taken to hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place on February 22, 2019.

Crime Scene
File Photo – Crime Scene

A 27-year-old Kitchener female has been arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Negligence Causing Death. She is scheduled to appear in Kitchener’s Ontario Court of Justice on February 22, 2019.

Anyone with information is asked to call police 519-570-9777 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Waterloo Regional Police



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