On May 31, 2023, at approximately 7:45 pm, Thompson Rural RCMP received a report of a deceased five-year-old female in Brochet. This community is a fly-in community, and officers were able to be on the ground at approximately 3:30 am.
Investigation has determined that the child had wandered away from her residence. When her family went to look for her, she was located in the lake near her home. The child was rushed to the Nursing Station, where she was pronounced deceased.
The investigation continues.