Montreal police are investigating after a senior woman was found dead in a home in Villeray this morning.

Urgence Santé called police to a house on Saint-Gérard Street, near the corner of Villeray Street.

The 81-year-old woman was found dead at the scene.

Police said there were signs of a struggle inside the apartment.

A woman in her 60s was on the scene when police arrived.

Investigators will meet with her to try to figure out what happened.