April 27, 2017 5:50 pm
Updated: April 28, 2017 3:30 am

Police investigate suspicious death in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police investigated a suspicious death at a home on Farquharson Street in Dartmouth on April 27, 2017.

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Halifax Regional Police taped off a home in Dartmouth on Thursday, as part of an investigation into what they now say was a suspicious death.

Police were called to a home located at the corner of Farquharson and Main streets at about 1:09 p.m. after a bystander found the victim.

The victim has been identified as 59-year-old woman from Dartmouth. The name is not being released at this time. Earlier, police said the situation was a sudden death.

A forensic team searched the property, and several evidence markers were on the front lawn and driveway.

The investigation is ongoing.

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