Police arrest Montreal woman's son after she was fatally stabbed

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Montreal police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man after his mother was fatally stabbed early Sunday morning.

Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant said police were called to an apartment on Gilford Street in the city's Plateau neighbourhood just after 1:30 a.m.

That is where they found the 49-year-old woman, who was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died.

The man was arrested at the scene. He was taken to hospital to undergo a psychological evaluation.

Members of the Montreal police forensic identification unit were dispatched to the scene.