Dawson Creek RCMP investigate death near local pub

Dawson Creek RCMP are investigating a death they deem to be suspicious in nature.

Police were called out to the parking lot of Pouce Pub (Hart Hotel) shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday. Police a man laying in the parking lot who was unresponsive. He was taken to hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

The death appears to be suspicious in nature and police are looking to the public for information. The police have no information to suggest that the greater public is at further risk

Anyone who was a patron at the Pouce Pub on Friday December 7 and into Saturday December 8, is asked to call the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250 784-3700 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477.