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Northern Alberta man charged in death of 17 day old infant

File: The side of an Alberta RCMP vehcile. Global News

Charges have been laid in the death of a two-week-old northern Alberta infant.

RCMP received a report from the Bonnyville hospital about the death of the baby on Feb. 21.

The sudden death was deemed suspicious and the major crimes unit took over the investigation.

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An autopsy concluded the death of the infant was a homicide.

A Glendon, Alta. man was charged with manslaughter on Saturday.

Blair David Johnson, 29, will remain in custody until a court appearance in Bonnyville Tuesday.

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Bonnyville is about three hours northeast of Edmonton.

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