Waterloo Regional Police Investigating Death of Infant in Kitchener, Mother arrested and charged

Kitchener, Ontario –  Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the death of an infant from a home on Cedarwoods Crescent in Kitchener.

On August 9, 2020, just after 4 p.m., Emergency Services responded to a medical incident involving a 26-year-old female in the area of Fairway Road South and Wilson Avenue in Kitchener.

During this call for service, police received information that led them to conduct a well-being check at an apartment building on Cedarwoods Crescent in Kitchener.

Upon arrival, police located an eight-month-old boy deceased. The child’s death is being investigated as a homicide.

A 26-year-old female has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. The female is the mother of the child.

Waterloo Regional Police
Waterloo Regional Police

Members of Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Major Crime Unit are continuing to investigate the incident; however, police are not looking for any additional suspects.

There will be an increased police presence in the area of Fairway Road South and Wilson Avenue today, as officers conduct a canvass for possible witnesses and video evidence.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.

Waterloo Regional Police

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