New Westminster: Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been deployed following a deceased man was found inside home.

IHIT said on Sunday at 9:34 pm, officers from the New Westminster Police Department (NWPD) were called to a residence in the 1000 block of Quayside Drive for a request to conduct well-being check.

Officers located a deceased man inside the residence and as the death was deemed suspicious, IHIT was deployed.

IHIT said it will be working in partnership with the NWPD and the BC Coroners Service.

“At this time, IHIT investigators are working to confirm the identity of the male victim.

IHIT have taken conduct of this investigation and we will be working closely with the NWPD’s Major Crime Unit,” said Detective Constable Keegan Ayre of IHIT.

‘We believe this is an isolated incident and there is no ongoing risk to the public.”

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