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Sudden Deaths

Police Media Releases - Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 11:25am

Police are exploring the circumstances surrounding two sudden deaths that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth. 

At approximately 8:37 a.m. on January 27, officers responded to Marilyn Drive to assist EHS with a medical-related emergency. A man and a woman, believed to be in their fifties, were pronounced deceased at the scene. The residence is a duplex and the neighbours were evacuated as a precaution.

At this time, there is no evidence to suggest foul play and it may be accidental, however, it is early in the investigation. Officers in the Forensic Identification Section are at the scene with the Medical Examiner's Office as well as the Department of Labour and Advanced Education to explore the circumstances surrounding the couple's death. The investigation is on-going.