Dianne St. Jean
Homicide investigation in Valemount

RCMP in Valemount are investigating a homicide that happened over the weekend.

On the morning of Sunday, Mar. 10 RCMP received a call of a deceased individual. Upon arrival at the scene they discovered a deceased 60-year-old male.

The North District Major Crime Unit has assumed conduct of the investigation, which is still in its early stages.

The name of the individual will not be officially released while the investigation is being carried out.

At the same time, there is a lot of chat on local social media about the incident.

The family of the deceased is asking for privacy during this difficult time.

Police are asking anyone who may have any information to contact the Valemount RCMP at 250 566-4466 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.