Drugs administered by family member killed 19-year-old Calgary woman: police
Police said a 19-year-old Calgary woman found dead in a Cranston home in September was killed due to an “intentional administration of drugs” given to her by a female family member.
Jessica Hagan was found dead inside her home in the 100 block of Cranarch Circle S.E. at around 5:15 p.m. on Sept. 8. Her death was declared a homicide Thursday.
A family member in her 50s was also found inside the home in medical distress and was treated in hospital. She has since passed away from an existing medical condition, which means the case has been cleared with no charges laid, police said.
Neighbours said in September Jessica Hagan had special needs and lived in the home with her parents, Len and Christine Hagan.
Brother Daniel Hagan gave Global News a short statement at the time and a photo showing him posing with Jessica.
“Here is myself and Jessica after one of my bodybuilding shows last year. She was my biggest supporter. I gave her all of my medals. Jessica was the most purely loving person I’ve ever known. You can’t truly understand her absolute love for the people in her life without meeting her. This is a devastating loss for myself and my family.”
In a Nov. 30 post on Daniel’s Tumblr account, he wrote about losing Jessica, and said his mother had been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer.
“She felt she was the only one who could take care of Jessica so she took her life and attempted to take her own,” the post reads. “She then spent her final days in a hospital bed with security outside her room until she became too weak and suffered from what I would assume is complete organ failure due to not eating or drinking the entire time.”
“To respect the privacy of the Hagan family, no further comments will be made or details released,” police said Thursday.
Calgary has seen 34 homicides since the start of 2015.
Watch below: Global’s Sept. 9 coverage of Hagan’s death
With files from Melissa Ramsay and Lisa Geddes
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