Cyrus Nel was found in need of medical attention at his home in August 2015. He died a day later. He was three months old. (Photo: Calgary Police Service)Investigators had already said there was no plausible explanation for the injuries that led to Cyrus's death, but on Friday they wouldn't say how the boy died.
Lengthy investigation involving pediatric specialistsThe public plea didn't coax anyone forward with new information that prompted the arrest, Coleman said. "Nothing's really changed. It takes time to put the information together," he said. "There was no one thing that tipped the scale to charges." There was a lengthy investigation involving consultation with a number of pediatric specialists. "The people involved in that from a forensic pathology standpoint are incredibly busy and it just takes time," Coleman said. "Rushing through them doesn't do anything for the integrity of the investigation. Diligence and thoroughness takes time."
Calgary police give a press conference about the charge against Daniel Nel:Nel is an associate pastor at a Calgary church and was put on administrative leave last month "until matters are further clarified." "As a church community, we continue to pray for all who are involved," the Rockyview Alliance Church said in a statement at the time. Nel is in custody and is scheduled to appear in court May 24.
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