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Suspicious death in Allan Gardens under investigation: Toronto police

Toronto police said Wednesday its homicide unit has been notified following a suspicious death in Allan Gardens.

Victim found injured and unconscious shortly after midnight in downtown park

Toronto police investigate near a motorized wheelchair behind yellow police tape in Allan Gardens park.
Toronto police said its homicide unit was notified after a suspicious death in Allan Gardens early Wednesday. (Martin Trainor/CBC)

Toronto police said Wednesday its homicide unit has been notified following a suspicious death in Allan Gardens.

Police were called to the downtown park shortly after midnight where they found an injured man who was unconscious, the service said on X, formerly Twitter. 

The man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He has not been named at this time, nor have police provided more specifics about the type of injuries he sustained.

An image from the scene shows a motorized wheelchair cordoned off by police tape and investigators marking a number of personal belongings on the ground.