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Death of woman found in Bowness intersection was domestic, Calgary police make arrest

Calgary police investigating death of woman found in Bowness street as domestic incident
WATCH: Calgary police say the death of a woman found in Bowness who later succumbed to injuries is “domestic in nature.” Joel Senick has the details.

Calgary police say the death of a woman found in an intersection in Bowness early Monday morning was domestic in nature.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of 34 Avenue and 79 Street N.W. just after 6 a.m. after getting a report of a woman lying unconscious in the road.

The woman, who was in her 30s, was taken to hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries, where she later died.

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A man has been arrested in relation to the death, which investigators are calling “suspicious.”

Police believe the victim knew the suspect and the incident wasn’t random.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Jeremy Loewen, who discovered the woman, said she was face down in the road when he came across her. Loewen said he called 911 but she wasn’t breathing.

The intersection was closed as police conducted their investigation.

Calgary police investigating after a woman in medical distress was discovered in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 79 Street Northwest on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
Calgary police investigating after a woman in medical distress was discovered in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 79 Street Northwest on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Global News / Tom Reynolds

– With files from Christa Dao