On Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2023, a five-month-old baby girl was admitted to the Stollery Hospital with life-threatening injuries. On Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2023, the EPS Child Protection Section initiated an investigation into the injuries. The infant was declared deceased on Saturday, Mar. 11, 2023.
On Thursday, Mar. 16, 2023, the Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy and determined the cause of death to be blunt force trauma. The manner of death is homicide.
EPS Homicide detectives are working together with EPS Child Protection Section in this investigation. No further information is available at this time.