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Homicide in Prince Rupert

RCMP are investigating a homicide in Prince Rupert.

Police were called out shortly after 8 p.m. Monday to a reported possible sudden death at residence on Beach Street in the small community of Kitkatla.

Officers responded and located a 34-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. BCAS Medivac Helicopter from Prince Rupert, with a medical team was immediately called to the scene, however the man had succumbed to his injuries.

The North District Major Crime Unit was called and has assumed conduct of the investigation. A person of interest was located at the scene and has been questioned by police.

Although the investigation is in the early stages, police have no information to suggest that the greater public is at further risk.

If you have any information about this, please contact the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250 627-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.

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