Man facing charges over toddler’s death

From the OPP

On June 13, the OPP was contacted by the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service to assist with a sudden death investigation at North Spirit Lake First Nation.
Earlier that day, NAPS was contacted regarding a two-year-old female from North Spirit First Nation who had been brought into the nursing station and subsequently was pronounced dead.
A post-mortem was held at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service in Toronto on June 15.
On Aug. 1, a 34-year-old North Spirit Lake First Nation man was arrested and charged with criminal negligence causing death, failure to provide the necessities of life, and abandoning a child.
The accused remains in custody.
He is scheduled to appear in court in Kenora tomorrow.