The death of a four-year-old child in Bowmanville is now being considered a homicide, police in Durham Region have confirmed.
A post-mortem determined Terell Vidal of Toronto died from blunt force trauma.
Police were called to a home on Ireland Street Wednesday evening where they located the child without vital signs.
The child was being cared for at the home of a family friend at the time of the death, according to police.
No arrests have been made at this time.