Calgary, AB,

Charges laid in baby’s death

The Calgary Police Service has charged a man in connection with the death of a nearly three-month-old boy who died in 2015.

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.

Following a lengthy investigation involving consultation with a number of pediatric specialists, police have charged the boy’s father.

Daniel NEL, 31, of Calgary, has been charged with second-degree murder. He is next scheduled to be in court on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.