Third annual Polar Plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics

Third annual Polar Plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics

Lethbridge Regional Police and the Alberta Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) are inviting citizens to take the plunge next month – alone or as part of a team – to help raise funds for Special Olympics.

 The 3rd Annual Polar Plunge – Freezin’ for a Reason – is set for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 from noon until 4 p.m. at Nicholas Sheran Lake. In addition to the icy dip, this family-friendly fundraising event includes music, prizes, a costume contest and more.

Sudden death of young child non-criminal in nature

 Lethbridge Regional Police continue to investigate the sudden death of a two-year-old boy, however there is no evidence to suggest foul play.

 At approximately 8:34 a.m. this morning police and EMS attended a south side home after receiving a report of an unresponsive toddler. The boy was pronounced deceased at his home.

 Investigation is ongoing and an autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday morning at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Calgary.

 As the boy’s death is non-criminal in nature, no further information will be released.

Police investigating death of child

Lethbridge Regional Police are currently investigating the sudden death of a two-year-old boy at a south side residence.

 The investigation is in its early stages. The cause and circumstances around the child’s death have not been determined.

At this time the location of the incident will not be released. Police ask media to respect the family’s privacy.

Investigation in the matter is ongoing.

No further information will be released at this time.