Gander RCMP investigating sudden dying of teenager amid social media opinions – Newfoundland & Labrador
Police have introduced an investigation into the sudden death of a 14-year-outdated female in Gander.
RCMP say the dying occurred in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 6., and police are looking to communicate with everyone who experienced contact with the female in the days prior to her dying.
“We’ll be conducting interviews and inquiries in the location for the up coming two or 3 days,” said Employees Sgt. Roger Flynn, with the Gander RCMP detachment.
“We are conscious of latest social media posts, and some other media shops have released these posts. Nevertheless what we are inquiring is if everyone has any direct facts connected to the incident to contact us instantly.”
Flynn said that police look into all sudden deaths that take place outside a clinic, but additional that extra assets have been assigned for this unique investigation.
“I believe with some of the specifics that have been launched by regular media and by social media, as you can appreciate, some of the circumstances — and the younger age of the sufferer — have prompted us to want to do a extra extensive investigation.”
Police would not confirm the result in of dying, nor would they remark instantly on the social media posts and what they include.
Flynn would not say if there is any suspicion that a criminal offense occurred.
He said police were looking to communicate with individuals who experienced personal contact with the 14-year-outdated on the day of her dying, or the day just before.
The Newfoundland and Labrador English College District said it is also sending additional assets to the location.
“A crisis reaction crew, like guidance and instructional psychologist supports, have been deployed to a school in Gander in reaction to a tragic circumstance,” the school district said in a assertion Friday.