A two-year old girl has died after she was reported missing at a campground west of Calgary. The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

A two-year old girl has died after she was reported missing at a campground west of Calgary. The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Two-year-old girl dies after being found in the water at Alberta campground

A two-year-old girl has died after she was reported missing at a campground west of Calgary.

Canmore RCMP, fire, provincial conservation officers and Kananaskis Mountain Rescue responded to a report of the missing toddler at the Bow Valley campground near Canmore, Alta., just before 5 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the fire crews found the child in the river about a half-hour later.

She was transported to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

An investigation into what happened continues and police say their thoughts go out to the girl’s family.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 9, 2023.

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