A MOTHER and her boyfriend have been charged with murdering the woman's 18-month-old daughter in South Australia.
Police arrested the pair this evening and they have been refused bail.
The woman, 22, and the man, 30, have been charged with murder, criminal neglect and assault occasioning bodily harm.
A murder investigation was launched after the girl died in suspicious circumstances in the Riverland town of Nildottie, in South Australia's east on Tuesday evening. The couple, of Wallaroo, north-west of Adelaide, had been in Nildottie, near Swan Reach, with the toddler for about two days before the alleged murder, police said.