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BURGEO A 61-year-old Kippens woman is dead and her 63-year-old husband is listed in critical condition after he was sent to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday.
Cpl. John Dawson of the Burgeo RCMP said police received a call late Tuesday morning and they attended a cabin located on what is known as the Abitibi (Buchans) Road near Portage Lake.
Dawson said the matter is under investigation and that at this time no foul play is suspected.
Dawson said the name of the deceased is not being released at this time as police is in the process of notifying all next of kin.