A 6-month-old baby boy was found dead by his father who forgot him in the car while he was at work, Montreal police said Friday.

The father went to a daycare in Old Montreal about 5:30 p.m. Friday to pick up his son. But police say daycare workers told the father they had not seen the boy all day.

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The man then realized that he forgot to drop the boy off in the morning and instead left the child in the car.

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First responders tried to resuscitate the baby, but he was declared dead at the scene.

A coroner was dispatched and the child’s parents, who suffered nervous shock, were transported to hospital.

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