IHIT called after fight turns deadly in New Westminster

06/04/2015 01:25 EDT | Updated 06/03/2016 05:59 EDT
Police in New Westminster say one woman is dead and one man is in custody after an apparent fight turned deadly on Wednesday evening.

Officers responded to reports of a man and woman arguing on the 1500-block of 8th Avenue around 6:45 p.m. PT.

"As a result of the initial occurrence, members located a deceased female and have taken a male into custody," said New Westminster Police Department Sgt. Chad Johnston in a statement.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigation.