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Police west of Toronto say they’ve charged three people after a toddler died of an overdose.

Waterloo regional police say they responded to a report of a child in distress in Cambridge, Ont., on Dec. 1, 2020.

They say paramedics found a boy inside a home without vital signs and he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

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Police say they helped the coroner with the investigation and determined the boy’s death was caused by an overdose.

They did not say what triggered the overdose.

A 29-year-old woman, a 59-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman, all related to the child, have been charged with criminal negligence causing death.

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