Man arrested after 3-month-old infant dies in alleged assault in Scarborough

Man arrested after 3-month-old infant dies in alleged assault in Scarborough
3-month-old infant dies after alleged assault
An infant has died in hospital after being injured in an alleged assault last week and police say they are now investigating her death as a homicide.

Officers arrived to find paramedics treating a baby girl with obvious signs of trauma.  Police said the baby was three months old.

Matthew Bouffard, 29, of Toronto was arrested on Oct. 18. He has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with the case.

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In a news release, police say officers responded to a “see ambulance” call to meet an ambulance crew at around 11 p.m. Thursday in the area of Pharmacy Avenue and Donside Drive in Scarborough.

Matthew Bouffard, 29, of Toronto, was initially charged with aggravated assault and police say his charges will be re-evaluated following the results of the post-mortem.

When police arrived, paramedics were treating a three-month-old girl with obvious signs of trauma. The infant was rushed to hospital and put on life support.

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29-year-old Matthew Bouffard of Toronto was arrested and charged with aggravated assault the same day. He appeared in court on Friday.

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On Sunday, the child succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. A post-mortem is scheduled for Monday.

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An infant has died in hospital after being injured in an alleged assault last week and police say they are now investigating her death as a homicide.

Lowest form of human. I hope he goes to gen pop – they’ll give him the sentence he deserves

An infant has died in hospital after being injured in an alleged assault last week and police say they are now investigating her death as a homicide.

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On Thursday, police responded to a call in the area of Pharmacy and Danforth avenues, shortly before 11 a.m. where paramedics were treating the child who had obvious signs of trauma.