Body of toddler found in Caboolture home

THE death of a toddler found in a Caboolture home after midnight is being treated as suspicious by detectives.

Police were called to a Deanne Court address around 12.30am today, after emergency services workers located the body of a 21-month-old boy inside the premises.

A crime scene has been established. A 35-year-old man is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Neighbour Debbie Moke told ABC News she was woken up at 2am by police who said there had been a "bad case of assault".   She said the man being questioned lived at the property.

"He just comes and goes, he doesn't have much to do with the cul-de-sac," she said.

"It's just sad, it's a really, really bad situation to be in.

"It's unsettling.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 19-month toddler in Deanne Court, Caboolture.
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 19-month toddler in Deanne Court, Caboolture. Luke Simmonds


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