Calgary, AB,

Police lay charges in Ranchlands suspicious death

The Calgary Police Service has charged a woman in connection with a suspicious death that occurred in January.

At approximately 9:50 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, police were called to check on the welfare of a resident in the 400 block of Ranchlands Grove N.W. Once inside, police found a deceased child. An adult female found in the home was taken to hospital in stable, non-life threatening condition.

An autopsy was conducted and required additional tests to determine the cause of death. The death has now been classified as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Isaiah ZOUE, three, of Calgary.

Police have charged Fatim BAMBA, 28, of Calgary, with second-degree murder. BAMBA is the mother of ZOUE. She will appear in court Friday, Sept. 9, 2016.

There have been 17 homicides in Calgary this year.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

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