Police treat death of Quesnel man as ‘suspicous’

Police are investigating the suspicious death of Quesnel man August 1.

Quesnel RCMP received a report of an assault at a residence on Nazko Road in Quesnel Wednesday. When police arrived, they discovered a 41-year-old man deceased in the home. A second man, known to the deceased, was initially detained at the scene but has since been released from custody pending further investigation. 

The North District Major Crime Unit has been called to investigate the suspicious death. Investigators believe this to be an isolated incident and the investigation is progressing.

Police are continuing their investigation and asking anyone with information to contact the Quesnel RCMP Detachment at 250-992-9211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.