Identified: Indian Family That Froze To Death Near Canada-US Border

New York: Four members of an Indian family who were found frozen to death near the Canada-US border have been identified, according to a PTI report.

Canadian authorities identified them as Jagdish Baldevbhai Patel (39), Vaishaliben Jagdishkumar Patel (37), Vihangi Jagdishkumar Patel (11) and Dharmik Jagdishkumar Patel (3). The autopsies were completed on January 26.

They were found dead a few metres from the Canada-US border on January 19.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Manitoba confirmed that the cause of death was due to exposure, a statement from Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said on Thursday, the report said.

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