RCMP investigating sudden death of infant in northern Alberta as homicide

HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta. – RCMP say their Major Crimes Unit is investigating the death of an infant in northern Alberta as a homicide.

Police said they responded to an October 6 report from High Prairie Regional Hospital of the sudden death of a seven-month-old boy.

Mounties say in a statement that the boy died at a residence in the city about 370 kilometers northwest of Edmonton.

An autopsy on Tuesday determined the death to be a homicide.

According to the police, there were no arrests.

No other details were disclosed.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on October 13, 2022


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