Parents arrested in death of Mooretown infant

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Two people have been charged with manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death after the death of an infant in St. Clair Township last year. 

Brock MacPherson, 30 of St. Clair and Elizabeth McPhail, 30 of Sarnia, were arrested Sept. 15. Both have been released on bail with future court dates. 

On the afternoon of Nov. 20, 2020 OPP officers and emergency medical services were called to a house on Penrise Street in Mooretown. Nine month-old Tressa MacPherson, daughter of the pair, was found unresponsive and passed away that day. 

The OPP Criminal Investigation Branch conducted the investigation which resulted in Tressa’s parents being arrested nearly 10 months later

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