CANADA
01/28/2014 09:08 EST | Updated 03/30/2014 05:59 EDT

B.C. immigration detainee dies in hospital

An woman detained at the B.C. immigration holding centre at Vancouver International Airport has died in hospital.

Canada Border Services Agency says the woman was taken into custody on December 20, and died in hospital eight days later.

Richmond RCMP have launched an investigation and the B.C. Coroners Service is reviewing the cause of death.

CBSA has not released anymore details about detainee or the circumstances surrounding her death.