Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in mother's death

A home on Ottawa's Woodroffe Avenue wrapped in police tape on Thursday. Ottawa police say a suspicious death reported the day before turned into a homicide investigation. On Friday, police announced an arrest and charge. (Nicole Williams/CBC - image credit)

A 25-year-old Ottawa man has been arrested and charged for the death of a woman whose body was found in a home on Woodroffe Avenue earlier this week.

Tyler Lambert is facing a second-degree murder charge for the death of 57-year-old Deborah Owen, Ottawa police said in a news release Friday.

Police sources have told CBC the victim and suspect are mother and son.

Officers found Owen's body in the home on Woodroffe Avenue between Baseline Road and Iris Street shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

On Thursday, police announced her death was considered a homicide.