07/05/2012 12:18 EDT | Updated 09/04/2012 05:12 EDT

Woman, 44, found dead in LaSalle apartment

A 44-year-old woman was found dead in an apartment in Montreal's LaSalle borough on Thursday morning.

Police say she was killed with a sharp object and was pronounced dead at the scene.

They believe this is a situation of domestic conflict.

Two children were in the apartment at the time.

The building is located on Giovanni Caboto Street near Lemieux Street.

Police say they are questioning an important suspect.