A babysitter who was caring for a two-year-old girl when she died last July has been charged with manslaughter, police announced on Friday.

Police responded to a call in the area of Wilmington Avenue and Sheppard Avenue West where Allison Tucker was found without vital signs.

The toddler was rushed to hospital by ambulance where she was later pronounced dead.

On Friday police said Maria Sosa, 34, of Toronto, was charged with manslaughter.

The accused will be appearing in court on Saturday at Old City Hall.