Waterloo Regional Police say they have arrested a Kitchener woman in connection to an investigation involving the death of a child.
Police say over the noon hour Thursday, they responded to a home on Heritage Drive after getting a 911 call about a child in distress.
When officers arrived, then found a girl, 20 months old, without vital signs.
Both police and paramedics performed CPR at the scene.
The child was then taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
A post-mortem is scheduled to be done on Friday.
A 27-year-old woman has been charged with criminal negligence causing death and is due in court Friday.
Police have not released a name.
Anyone with information is asked to call police 519-570-9777 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.