Woman in custody in connection to homicide in Cambridge: police

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a homicide in Cambridge. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say a woman is in custody in connection to a homicide investigation following the death of another woman in Cambridge.

Police say they were called to a home on Queen Street West and Winston Boulevard in the Hespeler area of the city at around 10:30 a.m. on Friday morning about a medical emergency.

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They say officers located the dead woman upon arrival.

Police say the woman’s death is under investigation by major crime unit as a homicide.

They say another woman, who is believed to know the victim, was taken into custody in connection to the incident.

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Police say there is no concern for public safety.

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They are warning area residents to expect an increased police presence throughout the area as the investigation continues.

They are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.