STURGEON FALLS, ONTARIO – The West Nipissing Police Service is currently investigating the death of a 39-year-old woman. The investigation is criminal in nature and the death is being treated as suspicious. Shortly after 11:30 p.m. on November 14th 2017, officers from the WNPS responded to a disturbance call at an apartment on William Street in Sturgeon Falls. Upon gaining entry, they came upon a male in the apartment and an injured woman. She was taken to West Nipissing General Hospital and was pronounced dead. The male was taken into custody immediately.

The scene has been secured and is subject to forensic examination by the Ontario Provincial Police Forensic Identification Unit who were called in to assist. This is an
ongoing investigation and no further details will be released at this time.