02/15/2013 05:21 EST | Updated 04/17/2013 05:12 EDT

RCMP in northern Alberta investigation death of toddler

DESMARAIS, Alta. - RCMP in northern Alberta are investigating the death of a toddler.

Police say officers and EMS personnel were called to a home Wednesday on the Bigstone Cree reserve near Desmarais (DEH-'mah-ray).

A two-year-old girl was declared dead at the scene.

The girl's name is not being released at the request of the family.