Winnipeg police are investigating a weekend assault that claimed the life of a 31-year-old woman.

At around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to a report of an assault in the 100 block of Marlow Court. 

When police arrived on scene, they located an unconscious female suffering from upper-body injuries. Officers administered emergency first aid to the victim before the ambulance arrived.

The woman was transported to hospital in critical condition where she succumbed to her injuries.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).