Female co-accused in 2021 death of Calgary toddler released with conditions

CALGARY — A woman charged in the death of a Calgary toddler has been released from custody.

Sonya Pasqua was charged with manslaughter, along with Michael Sinclair in the 2021, in death of 18-month-old Gabriel Sinclair-Pasqua.

Emergency crews were called to a Calgary home in October 2021 for reports of toddler in medical distress.

Police say the boy was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.

Pasqua was released on $2,500 bail and a $1,000 surety.

She also faces a curfew between 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., and is not allowed to be in the vicinity of children under the age of 12.

Pasqua and Sinclair are both scheduled to return to court March 8.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 1, 2023.

The Canadian Press