Montreal police investigating suspicious death of 38-year-old woman.

MONTREAL — Montreal police are investigating what they describe as the suspicious death of a 38-year-old woman in the city's Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie borough.

Police received a 911 call at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday about an incident in a residence and arrived to find the woman lying lifeless on the floor.

Spokeswoman Caroline Chèvrefils says the woman was declared dead at the scene, and there were marks of violence on her body.

A man who was present at the scene was taken for questioning.

As of this morning, he was being described as an important witness.

Police erected a security perimeter around the building, and experts were sent to the scene to gather evidence about the death.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 17, 2024.

The Canadian Press