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Mother facing charge in 9-year-old's death in Oakville

Last Updated May 24, 2018 at 1:28 pm EDT

Halton police say they have laid charges against the mother of a 9-year-old child found dead in Oakville last year.

Police say they were called to the home on September 4, 2017 to a report that a child had died.

Following a lengthy investigation, Meredith Lis, 42, of Oakville has been charged with failure to provide the necessities of life.

She will appear in Milton court on June 19.