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86 year-old woman dead after being found unconscious in front of her seniors’ residence in Pointe-Aux-Trembles

A file photo of an Urgences santé ambulance in Montreal.
A file photo of an Urgences santé ambulance in Montreal. Mario Beauregard/The Canadian Press

An 86-year-old woman is dead after she was found in critical condition outside her seniors’ home on Ste-Julie street in Pointe-Aux-Trembles.

According to Montreal Police, Urgences-santé was called to Résidence Les Pléiades on Wednesday morning.

The woman was later pronounced dead.

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Police were on the scene investigating to determine whether the incident was criminal or of the woman died of natural causes.

“It’s an unfortunate event,” said Claude Riendeau, a director with the province’s health board, CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal. “We have asked for an internal investigation and we will wait for the results from the coroner’s report.”

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Riendeau added that if there are any recommendations, they will be implemented in partnership with the owner.

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According to Riendeau, the residence is a “very good” partner of the CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal.

The Quebec Coroner’s Office told Global News they couldn’t comment on the file.