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Man in custody after sudden death of elderly woman in Langley

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Global News File

A man is in custody after the sudden death of an elderly woman in Langley Friday evening.

Langley RCMP said they were called to a home in the 27500-block of 31B Avenue shortly after 2 p.m., where a 72-year-old woman was found dead.

Police said they took a man into custody at the scene, but would not say whether any charges could be laid.

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The woman’s cause of death has not been determined, and is being investigated by the BC Coroners Service.

RCMP are continuing to investigate, but said they don’t believe there’s a risk to the public.

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Police said more information will be released after an autopsy is completed.

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Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to contact Langley RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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