For Immediate release:

SUDDEN DEATH – Edgemont St. N., Hamilton

On June 17th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 pm, the Hamilton Police Service responded to an ambulance assist call for reports of a 4 yr. old boy that was found not breathing in the family swimming pool by his parents. 

Hamilton Emergency Services responded and transported the young boy to the General Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The family home was under renovations at the time and the pool was in the process of being opened for the season.  The incident remains a Coroner’s investigation.  The Hamilton Police Service Homicide Unit is assisting in the investigation as per Provincial Regulations.  Foul play is not suspected. An autopsy will be scheduled.

The family has asked for privacy during this difficult time.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this incident you are asked to contact Detective Andrea Richard by calling 905-546-4067.

 

 

Media Inquiries

Any further inquiries in relation to this incident can be directed to:

Detective Sergeant Steve Bereziuk

Hamilton Police Service Homicide Unit.

905-979-2098

sbereziuk@hamiltonpolice.on.ca