Providence Police investigating death following an assault
Providence Police are investigating an assault and death at approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Police responded a parking lot on Broad Street and found a female in and out of consciousness.
Witnesses told police a man struck the woman and they identified him to police.
Police arrested 40-yea-old Christian Boucher, of Providence, and charged him with felony assault.
The woman was transported to Rhode Island Hospital, where she later died.
Police were told the woman had a history of serious health problems.
Police say charges could be upgraded pending the woman's cause of death from the medical examiner's office.