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The mother of a three-year-old girl, who died after police reported she ate poisoned cereal at a sleepover, says she’s praying for her daughter’s justice after charges were laid in connection to her death. An investigation into the death of Bernice Nantanda Wamala was launched on March 7 after she became violently ill and died while at a sleepover. According to police, a 45-year-old man placed a controlled substance, which he obtained from his place of employment, into breakfast cereal. During a sleepover, Bernice and another child consumed the cereal. They were both rushed to the hospital as a result. Bernice died in hospital hours after eating the cereal, while the other child recovered after a lengthy hospital stay. “All I am praying for is my daughter’s justice,” Maurine Mirembe told CTV News Toronto on Monday. In early March, Mirembe said her daughter was with a friend at a Scarborough apartment unit in the same building where they lived. She received a call from the friend’s mother saying that Bernice was vomiting and having some type of reaction following breakfast.

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