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Man charged in toddler s 2014 death linked to snake venom

VANCOUVER - A 51-year-old man has been arrested in the 2014 death of a two-year-old girl and North Vancouver Mounties say it s believe she was poisoned by snake venom.

Police say Henry Thomas had the girl in his care on May 18, 2014, and returned her to her mother that day in North Vancouver.

The next morning, the girl s mother reported the she was dead.

The RCMP say further DNA work was done in the following years and tests confirmed that snake venom was the cause of the two-year-old s death.
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