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.
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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