(WEST PERTH, ON) - Shortly before 12:00 p.m. on July 2, 2018, members of the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Perth County Paramedic Services and West Perth Fire Department attended a family campground in the Municipality of West Perth, following reports of a missing child.
The thirteen-year-old female was located unconscious in a small lake at the campground. Emergency responders were able to resuscitate the child who was subsequently transported to hospital in life-threatening condition.
On July 3, 2018, the child who has been identified as thirteen-year-old Ebony KAY of the Municipality of West Perth, succumbed to her injuries in hospital. A post mortem examination has been scheduled. Foul play is not suspected in this occurrence.