June 26, 2018
Child and Youth Advocate releases investigative review involving deaths of 12 young people
Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has completed an Investigative Review involving the deaths of 12 young people and is publicly releasing the results of the reviews as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act.
The Advocate learned of the deaths of 12 young people, including two brothers, who died from opioid poisoning between October 2015 and September 2017. Each one of them were receiving child intervention services when they passed away, or had received services within two years of their death.
Read the full news release here.
Read “Investigative Review: Into Focus” and recommendations here.