Waterloo Regional Police Investigating Deaths on Forsyth Drive in Waterloo

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Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the deaths of two individuals from a home on Forsyth Drive in Waterloo.

On July 31, 2020, just after 9 a.m., Emergency Services were called to a residence on Forsyth Drive in Waterloo.

Upon arrival, police located two individuals in medical distress. Life-saving measures were performed by the responding officers and paramedics.

A Waterloo female, 38, and a two-year-old child were transported to hospital.

On August 2, 2020, the two-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries.

On August 3, 2020, the 38-year-old female succumbed to her injuries. The female is the mother of the child.

The child’s death is being investigated as a homicide, and the female is believed to have passed away as a result of self-inflicted injuries.

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

Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Media Inquiries

André Johnson
Public Information Officer, Executive Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8106

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