Police investigating man’s death near New Hazelton

New Hazelton RCMP are investigating a man's death on the Kispiox Reserve near New Hazelton.

  • Nov. 26, 2011 9:00 a.m.

New Hazelton RCMP are investigating a man’s death on the Kispiox Reserve near New Hazelton.

Police were called to the home at the family’s request to check on his well being and he was discovered deceased.

The RCMP and Coroners Services are investigating to determine whether or not the death is criminal in nature.

The police were called to the home around 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 25.

Police have not identified the 62-year-old individual except to say he was from New Hazelton.

“Further scene examination and the completion of an autopsy will be required prior to investigators being able to make any further determination as to the nature of the man’s death” said Cpl Dan Moskaluk, the Senior Media Relations Officer for the South and Northeast District.