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Niagara Police investigate sudden death of a 5-month-old boy

Welland and Niagara paramedics responded on March 31 to a call regarding an infant in medical distress
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WELLAND - On March 31, 2019, at 6:45 p.m., uniform officers responded to a residential address in the area of King Street and Albert Street in Welland. Officers responded to assist Niagara Emergency Medical Services Paramedics and members of the Welland Fire and Emergency Services regarding a 5-month-old boy in medical distress.

Officers attended, and on arrival of paramedics, assisted with resuscitative efforts. Tragically, the child was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officers from the Niagara Regional Police are presently conducting a sudden death investigation in conjunction with the Office of the Coroner. 

Officers remain at the scene pending the outcome of the investigation and a post mortem that will be conducted later today.