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Indigenous man's death in northern B.C. ruled a homicide

The RCMP logo is seen outside the force's 'E' division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 16, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The RCMP logo is seen outside the force's 'E' division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 16, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

The suspicious death of an Indigenous man in northern B.C. last week is now the subject of a homicide investigation, according to authorities.

Mounties in Dawson Creek responded to a report of a suspicious death in the 600 block of 106 Avenue Thursday afternoon.

Police said they found a 37-year-old man dead inside the home.

“The investigation is in its early stages and deemed a homicide,” said Cpl. James Grandy with BC RCMP in a news release issued Sunday.

He added that the North District Major Crime Unit is investigating the death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250-784-3700.

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