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RCMP Cochrane – Death of a Child

Cochrane RCMP – Update 2 – Investigation Into Child Death

Morley, Alberta –  The autopsy has been completed by the Medical Examiner however, the cause and manner of death have yet to be determined pending additional testing. There is no estimated time of when these results will be available.
Investigators are no longer holding the residence and all but one of the affected children have been released from hospital. The 2-year-old girl who remains in hospital is in stable condition.
The investigation is continuing, no further information is available at this time.

Cochrane RCMP – Update 1 – Investigation into Child Death

Morley, Alberta –  The RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Cochrane RCMP are continuing to investigate the death of a child yesterday on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation.

RCMP can now confirm that the child who died is a 4-month old girl. An autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow in Calgary.

Two adult siblings of the deceased have been released from hospital. 10 others remain at hospital in stable condition. The child who was yesterday in the greatest need of medical care is a 2-year-old girl. She is reported to be in serious but stable condition.

No additional updates are scheduled at this time. Updates will be provided by way of a press release when appropriate.

Background****************************

Morley, Alberta – Cochrane RCMP are currently investigating a death on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation.
At approximately 12:15 pm, Cochrane RCMP were dispatched to a report of a child in medical distress at a residence. One child was pronounced deceased by EMS. Additional children at the residence have been transported to area hospitals but investigators do not yet know the age, number of children or their medical condition.
The Cochrane RCMP is investigating with assistance of the RCMP Major Crimes Unit and an update will be provided once more information is known. Investigators are requesting that the public and media remain away from the scene while the investigation takes place.

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