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Quebec man charged with second-degree murder of toddler in daycare

A 15-month-old boy died in hospital after being found seriously injured at a home daycare centre in L'Assomption, Lanaudière, on Tuesday. (photo: Marie-Michelle Lauzon / Noovo Info) A 15-month-old boy died in hospital after being found seriously injured at a home daycare centre in L'Assomption, Lanaudière, on Tuesday. (photo: Marie-Michelle Lauzon / Noovo Info)
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A 34-year-old Quebec man has been charged with second-degree murder after the death of a toddler who was found severely injured at a home daycare northeast of Montreal.

Tomy Carranza Ladry appeared by video conference in a Montreal courtroom Saturday morning from Joliette, Que., where he is being detained.

He was formally accused of causing the 18-month-old's death between Dec. 4 and 5.

However, Carranza Ladry's case was postponed to Dec. 14, when he is expected to appear in court in Joliette.

Earlier this week, police responded to a call about a child with serious injuries at a home daycare in L'Assomption, Que.

The toddler died hours later in hospital.

- This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Dec. 6, 2023.

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