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Female youth charged in death of 13-year-old

For Immediate Release: 05-Oct-2020 @ 2:07 PM
MRU #: H20R024-1

The EPS Homicide Section has charged a female youth in relation to the death of a 13-year-old female this weekend.

Just after 11 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, police were called to the area of 75 Street and Mount Lawn Road NW on the report of an assault. When officers arrived, they located a female youth with serious injuries. The youth was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics, where she was pronounced deceased. An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

A female youth has since been charged with second degree murder. As per the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the accused cannot be named as she is underage.

Anyone with any information about this incident or what led up to it, is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250

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