Death of a baby in Ottawa in 2021: new charges against one of the two accused
An Ottawa Police Service car, photographed on the street in winter.
The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit updated charges laid last week against two people in the death of a seven-week-old child in 2021.
A man and an Ottawa woman, both 35, have been charged in the infant death that occurred October 26, 2021 on Winthrop Private Street last Monday.
In a new statement on Monday, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) announced that one of the two accused – the woman – is now facing charges of second degree murder, negligence felony causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life.
The charges against the man remain the same, namely failure to provide the necessaries of life. existence.
These charges stem from a sixteen-month joint investigation by the Homicide Unit and the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit , the police said last Monday.