Cobourg, ON — Investigators from the province’s Special Investigations Unit are examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a 24-year-old woman inside a residence in Cobourg.

Preliminary information suggests the following occurred:

  • Just before 9:45 a.m. today, Cobourg Police Service received a call about a dangerous situation.
  • Not long after, three police officers attended a residence on Blake Street, in the William Street and King Street West area.
  • Around 11:00 a.m., a non-police issued firearm was discharged.
  • A 24-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Five investigators and three forensic investigators have been assigned to investigate this incident.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529.