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Death of 70-year-old woman in Buckingham no longer deemed suspicious

Gatineau police were called to a residence Saturday and a man in his 60s was arrested.
2018-10-26 Gatineau Police cruiser1
Gatineau Police Service (SPVG) cruiser. Jenn Pritchard/ OttawaMatters

A death in the Buckingham area that Gatineau police were investigating as suspicious has determined that no criminal acts had been committed.

Police say they were called to a home at 190 Pigeon St. at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

A call to 911 said there was an unconscious woman at the location.

Officers found that there was an obvious death and that no resuscitation was possible.

The victim was a woman in her 70s.

The death was originally considered suspicious and a 60-year-old man was arrest at the scene.

The man was questioned by police later in the evening.

After carrying out an investigation and speaking to witnesses, police determined the death was no longer considered suspicious.

No charges were, and will not be laid.

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