Police investigating death of woman and baby in Rivière-du-Loup, Que.

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RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, Que. — Quebec provincial police are investigating the death of a woman and her baby who were found in a Rivière-du-Loup, Que. park on Saturday afternoon.

Police say people walking in the park found the bodies at the base of a cliff shortly before 2 p.m. and called emergency services.

A 37-year-old woman and her six-month old son were found dead.

Police say all signs suggest the deaths were the result of a conscious act by the woman.

However, they say the investigation remains ongoing.

Rivière-du-Loup is located around 200 kilometres northeast of Quebec City.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 18, 2022.

The Canadian Press