Lacombe Police Service has issued a statement in relation to an incident that occurred at a local hotel that resulted in the death of a child.  

“On August 3rd, 2021 at approximately 9:10 pm, the Lacombe Police Service received a report of a possible drowning at a local hotel in Lacombe, Alberta. CPR was initiated on an 8-year-old child until EMS and local Fire services arrived. Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful and the child was pronounced deceased at the scene,” it read in the statement.

No further information will be provided.