01/24/2015 05:00 EST | Updated 03/26/2015 05:59 EDT

Newmarket man charged in 2-year-old son's death

Police have arrested and charged a Newmarket, Ont. man in connection with the death of his two-year-old son. 

York Regional Police say they were called to a residence on Longford Drive on Thursday, where the boy was found not breathing. He was later pronounced dead in hospital. 

Investigators on Saturday charged the child's father, 29-year-old Mario Wint, with second-degree murder. Wint is due to appear in court on Sunday. 

The cause of death is not being released at this time, police said.