Police are exploring the circumstances surrounding a sudden death that occurred early this morning in Halifax.
At approximately 3:20 a.m., officers responded to 1246 Lemarchant Street, a Dalhousie University Student Residence, to assist EHS with a medical-related emergency. A 19-year-old woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy. The cause of death is not immediately obvious and further testing is required. Police have released the scene and the woman’s family has been notified of her death. There is no evidence to suggest foul play, however, the investigation is ongoing.
We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the young woman.