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Woman charged in Death of a Child Under Five Investigation,
Zeljna Kosovac, 50

Broadcast time: 09:20
Friday, September 22, 2017

22 Division

Case #: 2017-1714139

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in the Death of a Child Under Five investigation.

On Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 1:02 p.m., officers responded to a call for See Ambulance in the Mill Road and Burnhamthorpe Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

- a 3-year-old boy had been left in a car

- he was located unconscious and rushed to hospital

- he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Friday, September 22, 2017.

Zeljna Kosovac, 50, of Toronto, is charged with:

1) Criminal Negligence Causing Death

She will appear in court at College Park on Friday, September 22, 2017, room 507, at 10 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Joanne Rudnick, 22 Division