June 19th, 2024

Police investigate death of woman in her 20s in apartment near Montreal

By The Canadian Press on April 9, 2024.

The Surete du Quebec, or Quebec Provincial Police patch at a news conference, in Quebec City on February 29, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

CANDIAC, Que. – The violent crimes unit of the Quebec provincial police is investigating the death of a woman in her 20s in a Montreal suburb.

Sgt. Hélène St-Pierre says local police in the community of Candiac, Que., received a call around noon from someone concerned about the woman’s safety.

Police went to the woman’s apartment and found her dead.

St-Pierre says the investigation was turned over to the violent crimes unit of the provincial police.

She says it’s too early to say whether the death was a homicide.

Police have set up a command post in the area.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 9, 2024.

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