One man and one woman have been arrested in connection to the sudden death of a 20 month-old child of Strathroy, Ont.

A 28-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were both charged with criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessaries of life, Ontario Provincial Police said.

The child died on Wednesday on Penny Lane in the municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc, about 35 kilometres west of London.