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Criminal Negligence Causing Death Charges Laid

Feb 18, 2021

Incident 21-5074

On Friday, February 12, 2021 Brantford Police entered into an investigation relating to the death of a young child inside a city residence.  Due to the circumstances surrounding the death, members with the Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Services were called in to lead the investigation. 
Officers worked with the Coroner’s Office and Center of Forensic Sciences to assist in determining the cause of death.  As a result of the investigation, police have charged two relatives of the child with Criminal Negligence Causing Death.
Due to a publication ban, police are unable to release further details at this time.

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