39 year old woman arrested in connection to the death of a 2 year old in Bécancour

Emergency crews were called to an apartment on Cyr Avenue at around 9pm on September 1st on report of a 2 year old in respiratory arrest.

The child was rushed to hospital, and was later pronounced dead. The 39 year old woman who was at the scene with the child was taken to hospital and later arrested.

The woman is scheduled to appear in a Trois-Rivières court on September 5th.

SQ has not released further details.

Update September 6th

Marie-Lou Beauchamp-Filion 39, has been charged with the first degree murder of her child.