Calgary, AB,

Suspicious death in Rideau Park

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has been called out to investigate the suspicious death of an elderly woman in Rideau Park.

At approximately 4:15 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, police were called to a residence in the 3000 block of Rideau Place S.W. for reports that someone had died. A woman, believed to be in her 80s, was found deceased inside the residence. A man in his 80s was taken into custody.

Although it is early in the investigation, it is believed this was a domestic incident and that there is no risk to the public.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

CASE # 16434161