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Police say toddler's death in southeast Calgary being treated as suspicious

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Police vehicles are seen at Calgary Police Service headquarters on April 9, 2020. Police say they are investigating the death of a toddler in southeast Calgary Thursday. Emergency crews were called to a home in the community of Midnapore and found a two-year-old girl in medical distress. Police say the child was taken to hospital by ambulance but later died. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CALGARY — Police say they are investigating the death of a toddler in southeast Calgary.

Emergency crews were called to a home in the community of Midnapore around 2:15 a.m. Thursday and found a two-year-old girl in medical distress.

Police say the child was taken to hospital by ambulance but later died.

They say the toddler's death is being treated as suspicious.

Detectives are interviewing people to try to determine what happened before the child's death.

An autopsy is to be done Friday morning.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 29, 2022.

The Canadian Press