Quebec provincial police investigate woman’s death in Mont-Saint-Hilaire

An SQ police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press

Quebec provincial police are investigating the death of a woman who was found unresponsive in a home in Mont-Saint-Hilaire in the Montérégie region Thursday afternoon.

Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Marc Tessier said local police were called to the home on Joseph-Elzéar-Bernier Street at around 2 p.m.

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The woman, believed to be in her 30s, was taken to hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries. Police confirmed her death late Thursday.

A young child, who was at the home at the time of the incident, was also taken to hospital.

“The child’s life is not in danger,” Tessier said.

Police did not release any details on the child’s age or gender.

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with files from The Canadian Press

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