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North District Major Crime investigating suspicious death in Fort Nelson

The RCMP’s North District Major Crime Unit is investigating the death of a 69-year-old man in Fort Nelson.

The Northern Rockies Regional RCMP received a call to assist Emergency Health Services with a man who had been located injured inside a residence in Fort Nelson shortly before 9 a.m. April 24.

Due to the circumstances, the residence was secured and the North District Major Crime Unit has taken over the investigation. The BC Coroners Service has been notified and efforts are underway to determine the exact cause of death.

The investigation is still in its early stages. Police are canvassing the neighbourhood for anyone who might have seen anything or video footage that might assist in the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police.

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