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Brantford Police ServiceBrantford Police Service upgrades charges in child's death

Investigators with the Brantford Police Service have now upgraded the initial charge of Criminal Negligence Causing Death to the charge of Manslaughter for two Brantford residents. 

On February 12, 2021, the Brantford Police Services Major Crime Unit launched an investigation into the death of a young child which led to two relatives being charged with criminal negligence causing death. 

On November 10, 2021, as the result of new information and further investigation by police, these initial charges have now been upgraded to manslaughter. 

Investigators have been working with the Coroner’s office and the Centre of Forensic Sciences to determine the cause of death.

Due to a publication ban, additional details are not available for release.

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