Quebec provincial police say they have arrested a 39-year-old woman in the death of a 58-year-old woman in the province’s Abitibi-Témiscamingue region.
Police spokeswoman Sgt. Catherine Bernard says emergency services were called to a home in Témiscamingue, Que., on the Ontario border around 300 kilometres northwest of Ottawa, on Saturday shortly after 5 a.m.
Police say the woman was found with severe injuries and was transported to hospital where she was declared dead.
Bernard says the suspect was arrested at the scene.
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She was being detained at a police station and was scheduled to meet with investigators late Saturday morning.
Bernard says police are investigating the death as a homicide, but declined to comment on the circumstances of the death and the nature of the woman’s injuries.
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