NEWS RELEASE · 5th January 2011
On January 3, 2011 shortly after 01:00 am the Terrace RCMP responded to Thornhill for a 15 year old male in medical distress as a result from a trauma to his chest / stomach region.
The male was in attendance of a parentally supervised private 16th birthday party. The adult male present began CPR until Ambulance arrived and transported the young male to Mills Memorial Hospital where he received further medical treatment.
Shortly after 02:00 am the 15 year old male was pronounced deceased. The young male’s name will not released at this time.
The Terrace RCMP are investigating the cause of the death.
The Terrace RCMP are aware of several inaccurate rumors circulating the public about the cause of death of the young male. These rumors can be emotionally upsetting to the friends and family of the deceased. It is requested that the public confirm the source of their information to ensure accuracy.