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Winnipeg Mother Charged in Death of Infant

September 2, 2015 11:26 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestA Winnipeg mother has been charged in connection with the death of her two-month-old daughter.

The child was admitted to hospital April 27 after suffering suspicious injuries. She died the next day.

Police say the child was injured in a residence in the River Park South area of the city.

The Child Abuse Unit’s investigation involved numerous interviews and an autopsy.

Mervat Azmy Dimitry, 44, was formally charged with second-degree murder on Tuesday. She is the child’s biological mother and remains in custody.

— Staff