A woman is dead following an assault in the 500 block of Stella Avenue in Winnipeg. Police say it happened around 5 a.m. on Saturday.

Officers found Mavis Ducharme, 39, near the area with serious injuries. She was transported to hospital in critical condition, where she died.

Stella Avenue

Mavis Ducharme, 39, was assaulted in the 500 block of Stella Avenue has died of her injuries, police say. (Gary Solilak/CBC)

Yellow tape stretched down the block, where investigators remained on Sunday. An autopsy is pending, and investigators are asking anyone with information about what happened to phone them at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).