Sudden death on 101st Street not related to fire on 99th say Battlefords RCMP

RCMP officers continue to investigate the two incidents reported to police on June 4, 2020. Investigators have determined the two incidents are not related. 

The investigation into the sudden death on the 1400 block of 101st Street is continuing as officers work to determine if foul play was involved. An autopsy will be held at a date yet to be determined to confirm the cause of death. 

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The investigation into the house fire Thursday on the 1400 block of 99th Street in North Battleford is now a sudden death investigation. Three individuals were located deceased at the residence: a 39-year-old female, a seven-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy. The deceased adult female was the mother of the two deceased children. In addition to confirming the identities of the deceased, investigators have notified family members of the deaths. 

Investigators are also working to determine the events leading up to the report of the fire and specialized, highly-trained investigators have deployed to North Battleford to assist with the investigation, including officers from the Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit. Investigators will be looking at all circumstances surrounding these three deaths, this includes whether the deaths are suspicious in nature. Autopsies will be held at a date yet to be determined.

Anyone with information relating to these incidents is asked to contact Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720. Information can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Residents in the area will continue to see an increased police presence at the residence on the 1400 block of 99th Street as investigators continue with the sudden death investigation.

 

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