UPDATE: Police lay charges in Orleans homicide

Ottawa police have charged two people with first degree murder in the death of an 81-year-old woman.

According to police, the body of Maria Desousa was taken to hospital on Saturday around 3:30 p.m.

Officers were initially called to the hospital for a suspicious death but soon classified her death as a homicide.

Police said that Desousa is from Kingston and was visiting family at a home on Parkrose Private.

Paulo Desousa, 40, and Danielle Leblanc, 36, have each been charged with first degree murder.

They made their first court appearance on Tuesday afternoon.