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Suspicious Death in Salluit, SQ to Investigate

Monday, November 2nd, 2020
On November 1, KRPF officers found a woman unresponsive in a Salluit residence. She was clinically declared dead soon after at the local nursing center.

​On the evening of November 1, the Salluit detachment of the KRPF received an emergency call for a potential fire. Firefighters and KRPF officers rushed to the location. Though there was no visible sign of smoke or fire inside the home, they found a woman lying on a bed in a bedroom. An ambulance brought the woman to the local nursing center, where she was clinically declared dead.

Since the death appeared suspicious, the KRPF requested the assistance of the Sûreté du Québec to take over the investigation.

A suspect is currently held in custody.