The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is investigating an “undetermined death” of newborn infant in Brooks this weekend.

A release from the force late Monday states that members of the Brooks detachment were called to a home in the city at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4.

An autopsy was performed on Monday to determine the cause of death of the child, whose name or gender is not being released.

The force states that the results of autopsy are not expected for “an extended period of time” but they consider there to be no risk to the public.

An update will follow when information becomes available, the release concludes.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.