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Man charged with infant death

A 21-year-old Esquimalt man is facing manslaughter charges in connection to what Victoria police are calling the suspicious death of an infant.

Officers say that police were called to assist paramedics with baby who was not breathing Saturday morning.

The infant could not be saved.

Police say the man travelled with the infant from Esquimalt into downtown Victoria and are asking anyone with information to come forward.

Officers continue to investigate.

The Canadian Press

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