The Regina Police Service is conducting an investigation into a suspicious death of a three year-old male child, which was reported to police on Tuesday, May 3, 2011.
On Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the Regina Police Service Communications Centre received a call with information of a possible deceased person in a vehicle in the yard of a residence in the 200 block of Halifax Street. Police attended the address specified by the caller and located a van parked at the back of the property. Inside the vehicle was the body of a male child. EMS and firefighters were also at the scene; EMS confirmed the child to be deceased. Police officers secured the scene and requested Forensic Identification, Major Crimes, as well as the Coroner. This incident is under investigation as a suspicious death; the Coroner has ordered an autopsy.
There are no further details for release at this time. The deceased, a three year-old male child, has been identified, but his identity will not be released at this time. Currently, police are holding the scene and conducting interviews. Anyone who has information that pertains to this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 77-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.