‘This is an agonizing case’: Alberta stays charges in death of Indigenous girl – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201962 Views

August 13, 2019

The Alberta Crown has stayed charges against two caregivers in the death of a four-year-old Indigenous girl.

Relatives of the girl known as Serenity were each charged in 2017 of failing to provide the necessaries of life.

The Crown says it came to the decision after reassessing evidence called at a preliminary hearing and determined there was no reasonable likelihood of getting convictions.

Serenity had a severe brain injury when she was taken to hospital in September 2014 where doctors noticed she was underweight and had multiple bruises.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/08/13/this-is-an-agonizing-case-alberta-stays-charges-in-death-of-indigenous-girl/

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