Posted on 04/09/2016, 1:00 pm, by mySteinbach

A 36-year-old woman is facing second degree murder charges after being arrested this past week by Manitoba RCMP.

On January 31, 2015, Manitoba RCMP were called to assist the Dakota Ojibway Police Service in an investigation into the death of a two-year-old boy from Waywayseecappo First Nation.

Police say that on April 5, 2016, RCMP investigators from the Serious Crimes Unit arrested and charged a 36-year-old woman, the mother of the two-year-old boy, with second degree murder.

RCMP report that the mother has been remanded in custody and appeared in Brandon Provincial Court on Thursday, April 7, 2016.