VicPD cruiser
(courtesy VicPD)

Detectives with VicPD’s Investigative Services Division (ISD) are investigating the sudden death of a woman in downtown Victoria Wednesday morning. 

Shortly after 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 17th, police responded to a call from BC paramedics regarding a woman in medical distress in the 1200-block of Wharf Street. 

Unfortunately, the woman passed away despite medical treatment on scene.

ISD Detectives and VicPD Forensic Identification Services (FIS) officers were on scene and are continuing to investigate. 

The BC Coroners service is also conducting an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death. 

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

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