Two-year-old boy named as police say death ‘suspicious’

A man has appeared in court in connection with the death of two-year-old Julius Czapla.

Two-year-old boy named as police say death ‘suspicious’ Police Scotland
Toddler: Two-year-old died following incident in Edinburgh.

A toddler who died at a home in Edinburgh has been named by police.

Emergency services were called to Muirhouse at around 9.30am on Saturday.

The two-year-old, named as Julius Czapla, died at the scene shortly after.

Police said on Tuesday that his death was now being treated as “suspicious”, following a post-mortem.

Lucasz Czapla, 40, was arrested and charged with assault and three driving offences in connection with the death.  

He appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday and was remanded in custody.