Man being questioned over toddler’s ‘suspicious’ death

UPDATE: After nearly 24-hours of questioning in relation to the death of a toddler at a home north of Brisbane, a man has been released without charge.

Police have confirmed, initial investigations have confirmed the 21-month-old boy had suffered injuries prior to his death.


ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT


His body was found by emergency services at a house in Caboolture about 12.30am on Saturday.

A 35-year-old man was taken in for questioning, but was released overnight.

Police are now waiting for the results of a post-mortem examination.

EARLIER: A toddler has died in suspicious circumstances north of Brisbane.

Detectives are investigating after emergency services workers found the body of a 19-month-old boy inside a home in Caboolture early Saturday morning.

Police were called to the Deanne Court address around 12.30am and established a crime scene.

A 35-year-old man is currently being questioned.