Toronto Police have confirmed that a young child under the age of 5 has died after being left in a hot car earlier today at Burnhamthorpe and Mill Roads in Etobicoke, near the Mississauga border.
Toronto police, firefighters and paramedics arrived after 2 pm and the child was taken to hospital where it was pronounced dead.
Mill Rd + Burnhamthorpe Rd
-Child left in car
-Taken to hospital
-Child has been pronounced#GO1714039
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Const. David Hopkinson told The Star “We don’t know what happened here yet.” But Police have confirmed that they have one person in custody and that the investigation is on-going.