Winnipeg police facing criticism over releasing suicide victim’s photo

A young girl was found dead in a Winnipeg park from an apparent suicide last week.

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A young girl was found dead in a Winnipeg park from an apparent suicide last week.

What makes the story more alarming, however, is that police released her photo to media in an effort to identify her.

The move left many wondering whether authorities went too far.

APTN National News reporter Meagan Fiddler has this story.

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