Merritt, B.C. RCMP investigating suspicious death

Merritt, BC – RCMP officers in Merritt are investigating a man’s death after being called to a residence yesterday afternoon.

On May 9, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. Merritt RCMP officers were called to a residence in the 2200-block of Blair Street for a report of a sudden death.

The identity of the deceased will not be confirmed pending an investigative need to do so.

A 55-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody.

Suspicious Death
File Photo – Suspicious Death

Staff Sergeant Lorne Wood, Merritt RCMP Detachment Commander states, “Investigators from the Southeast District Major Crime Unit have been called to assist us. Currently we are in the process of speaking to witnesses and gathering evidence. We are asking anyone who may have information about this incident and have not already spoken to police, to call the Southeast District Major Crime tip-line at 1-877-987-8477.”

File # 2019-1993

Merritt RCMP

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