Montreal

Police in Victoriaville treating woman's death as suspected homicide

Provincial police say they are have a man in custody and he has met with investigators.

Investigators are meeting with a man in custody

Police found the woman in an apartment on L'aqueduc Street around 5 a.m. (Luc Lavigne/Radio-Canada)

A woman found seriously injured Wednesday morning in an apartment in Victoriaville, about 200 kilometres east of Montreal, has died from her injuries.

Provincial police say they have a man in custody and he has met with investigators.

They are treating the death of 22-year-old Judith Elemond as a suspected homicide.

Sûreté du Québec officers were called to the apartment on L'aqueduc Street around 5 a.m., where they found the woman.

The major crimes unit is analyzing the scene and questioning people in the neighbourhood.

Police are not releasing any further details for the moment.

Neighbours told Radio-Canada that the woman was new to the neighbourhood.