06/04/2015 01:25 EDT | Updated 06/03/2016 05:59 EDT

IHIT called after fight turns deadly in New Westminster

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.