A 21-year-old woman has been charged with murder in connection with an incident on Dawson Street on Friday.

Thunder Bay Police Service uniform patrol officers responded to reports of a serious assault in the 300 block of Dawson Street around 2 p.m. The officers located a female victim. Superior North EMS paramedics also attended the scene and despite life-saving attempts by the first responders, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have identified the victim as 47-year-old Lydia Rose Jacob of Thunder Bay.

Police found and arrested a suspect shortly after arriving at the north-side residence.

Lyrina Jacob of Thunder Bay has been charged with second-degree murder in the incident and remains in custody with a Friday court date. None of the allegations have been proven in court.

A post-mortem was completed in Thunder Bay on Saturday. Police have since released the crime scene.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call police at 684-1200 or submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com.

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