Hamilton police declare the 2021 death of a 1-month old a homicide

The 2021 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Hamilton Police received a 9-1-1 call for an unresponsive infant in early 2021. Hamilton Paramedic Service conducted life-saving measures however they were unsuccessful at reviving the child.

At the time, the death was being investigated as a sudden death.

On March 9th, 2022 Ontario Forensic Pathology Unit determined that the cause of death was blunt-force trauma to the head. Hamilton Police Homicide Unit has completed its investigation and no charges will be laid in this matter as the individual involved is below the age of criminal responsibility. No further information will be released by the police.