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Manitoba RCMP lay charges in 2018 death of little boy in Little Grand Rapids

Manitoba RCMP have charged two people in connection with the death of a three-year-old boy in Little Grand Rapids in 2018. Global News

Manitoba RCMP have been charged two people in connection to the 2018 death of a three-year-old boy.

Police were first called when the child was taken unresponsive to a community nursing station in Little Grand Rapids Aug. 23, 2018. Police say the boy later died and the RCMP’s major crime unit began investigating.

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On Monday RCMP announced that charges have been laid in the case.

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Alayna Flett, 21, and Houston Bushie, 24, were arrested in Little Grand Rapids March 10. Both are charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life.

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Police haven’t said how the three-year-old died but say the accused were the child’s temporary guardians at the time of his death.

Both Flett and Bushie have been released on a promise to appear in court on April 21.

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