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Police charge man with manslaughter in death of Calgary toddler

Police in Calgary have made an arrest in the death of a toddler more than a year and a half ago. A police vehicle is shown at Calgary Police Service headquarters in Calgary on Thursday, April 9, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have charged a man with manslaughter in the death of a two-year-old girl.

Olivia Hayden was rushed to hospital in September 2022 and was later pronounced dead.

The toddler's death was deemed a homicide following an autopsy and a lengthy police investigation.

Winston Campbell, who is 45, was arrested Wednesday.

He is scheduled to appear in court Friday.

Police say the accused knew the child, and her death was not random.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 18, 2024.

The Canadian Press

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