North Bay police have called in their provincial counterparts to help with an investigation surrounding a death at a local residential home.

Police say that a 54-year-old female resident died on July 9, 2018 while being bathed.

As a result of the OPP investigation, a 34-year-old local woman is being charged with the failure to provide the necessaries of life.

The caregiver was released and is scheduled to appear in court on March 5.