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Provincial police investigating after woman dies in Témiscamingue, Que.

A 58-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the hospital. (Lynda Paradis/Radio-Canada - image credit)
A 58-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the hospital. (Lynda Paradis/Radio-Canada - image credit)

Provincial police are investigating following the death of a woman in Témiscamingue, Que., more than 500 kilometres northwest of Montreal.

Sûreté du Québec officers were called at about 5:15 a.m. Saturday to a residence on Paul-E.-Benoit Street.

A 58-year-old woman was found with serious injuries. She was transported to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A 39-year-old woman was arrested at the scene. She is being held and will meet with investigators.

The investigation is considered a homicide.