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Gatineau police investigating woman's suspicious death

Gatineau police are sharing few details about a suspicious death investigation on rue Napoléon-Groulx, east of the city core.

Investigation launched after victim's brother asked police to do a wellness check

Gatineau police have been working on rue Napoléon-Groulx since Tuesday evening because of a suspicious death. (Julie-Anne Lapointe/Radio-Canada)

Gatineau police are sharing few details about a suspicious death investigation on rue Napoléon-Groulx, east of the city core.

In a news release, police said their investigation started around 5:30 p.m. on the street, which is just north of boulevard Maloney.

Sources tell Radio-Canada the victim's brother phoned police and asked them to do a wellness check after not hearing from his sister for two days.

Officers set up a security perimeter and expect to be there for much of the day.

They said they're not releasing more information right now to protect their investigation.

Gatineau police are sharing few details about a suspicious death investigation on rue Napoléon-Groulx, east of the city core. 0:30