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One dead following apparent explosion in Quesnel

A 56-year-old Quesnel man is dead following an apparent explosion at his shop Wednesday.

Quesnel RCMP were called out to the residence on Timothy Road at about 4:45 p.m.

Upon arrival, police located the man deceased in his shop from an apparent explosion.

The cause of the incident is being investigated by the RCMP, Quesnel Fire Department and BC Coroner Service. At this time, it does not appear to be suspicious in nature. Investigators are still on scene gathering evidence to further the investigation.