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Southern Alberta infant’s death being investigated as a homicide: RCMP

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WATCH: The RCMP major crimes unit is investigating the death of a baby on the Stoney Nakoda First-Nation. Michael King reports. – Aug 27, 2021

Alberta RCMP are investigating the death of an infant on Stoney Nakoda First Nation as a homicide.

According to investigators, the six-month-old child was found dead in a home after officers responded to a welfare check on Wednesday evening.

Read more: Edmonton man charged with murder in 5-week-old baby boy’s 2016 death

“An autopsy occurred on Aug. 26, 2021 at the office of the chief medical examiner in Calgary,” the RCMP said.

The RCMP’s major crimes unit has taken over the investigation.

Investigators did not provide further details on the exact location of the infant’s death, nor how the child was killed.

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