Calgary, AB,

Baby's death ruled a homicide

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is seeking public assistance for information connected to the death of a nearly three-month-old boy who died more than a year ago. The death has been ruled a homicide and investigators are asking for anyone with any information to come forward.

Cyrus NEL, who was born in June 2015, was found in medical distress around 9 p.m., on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, inside his family's home. Emergency crews arrived at his home, in the 600 block of Taradale Drive N.E., and Cyrus was transported to hospital, however, died a day later.

As with all undetermined child deaths, pediatric specialists and pathologists assisted greatly in moving this investigation forward. Although the cause of death is not being released at this time, investigators believe the fatal injuries were inflicted on Cyrus within the family home. Police are not looking for any additional suspects.

Homicide investigators have spoken with the suspects, however, at this time, no plausible explanation has been provided to explain Cyrus’ fatal injuries.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


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