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Homicide investigating after woman, 76, found dead in Mississauga

Last Updated Feb 12, 2019 at 9:55 am EDT

Peel police investigate a homicide on Rushton Crescent in Mississauga on Feb, 12, 2019. CITYNEWS/Tony Fera

Homicide is investigating after a 76-year-old woman was found dead in Mississauga.

Emergency crews were called to Rushton Crescent, near Burnhamthorpe Road and Ninth Line, just after 7 a.m. on Tuesday.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man was taken into custody.

Police have not released details on how the woman died but say there is no danger to the community.