Edmonton Police announce the cause of death for an 11 day old baby was a methamphetamine overdose

Edmonton police and paramedics responded to report of a baby not breathing at a home near 72 Street and 83 Avenue on March 29, 2017. The baby was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

An autopsy and toxicology tests were performed on April 6th and confirmed that the 11 day old baby girl died from a lethal dose of methamphetamine.

Edmonton police announced on May 11th that 31 year old Michelle Rice has been charged with second degree murder in the death of her infant.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

The March Canadian homicide Statistics page is available here.