Blair David Johnson charged with manslaughter in the death of a newborn in Bonnyville Alberta

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Bonnyville RCMP received a report of the death of a 17-day-old infant at the Bonnyville hospital on February 21st  at approximately 8:15 p.m.

Investigator said the circumstances surrounding the sudden death were suspicious. An autopsy was completed at the Edmonton Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Feb. 23rd, and revealed the manner of death to be homicide.

Police arrested Blair David Johnson, 29, from Glendon, Alta., has been charged with Manslaughter in relation to the homicide of the 17-day-old infant. Johnson was remanded to custody and is scheduled to appear in Bonnyville Provincial Court on March 8, 2022.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further information can be provided.