10/16/2013 10:46 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 18:58 EST

Woman stabbed to death in Rivière-des-Prairies

Montreal police have arrested a 50-year-old man after a woman was stabbed and killed this morning in the Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles borough.

Police said they received a 911 call at about 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The 33-year-old victim was rushed to hospital Wednesday morning after being stabbed in her upper body. 

Her death was confirmed by officials later this morning. 

Police said a 1-year-old child who was in the home was not injured.

Officers said they will make sure the child is cared for.

Investigators are on the scene and have set up a perimeter.