Today Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale issued a statement on the death of Nia Eastman:
“It was with great sadness that I learned that Nia Eastman was found deceased by the RCMP today following an Amber Alert.
It is heartbreaking to lose a child, and nothing can ever make that right. I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to Nia’s mother and family, her community and all those who have been touched by this tragedy. We are all grieving together this most terrible loss.”