11/20/2013 07:21 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 04:01 EST

Man, 23, faces charges after woman killed in NDG

A 23-year-old man is expected in court today to face charges after an attack in Nôtre-Dame-de-Grâce yesterday.

Officers found a young woman in an apartment on Grand Boulevard with serious injuries to her head and upper body. 

The woman, who was in her 20s, was rushed to hospital but later died. 

The suspect, who was also at the apartment when police arrived, was questioned yesterday as police ruled out other possible causes of death.

Police confirmed it was Montreal's 27th homicide of the year.