Quesnel RCMP and the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a suspicious death.
Mounties were called out to an assault complaint Wednesday night at a Nazko Road home.
There they found the body of a 41 year-old Quesnel man.
Police initially detained a second male resident known to the deceased, but he has been released pending further investigation.
Investigators believe the death is an isolated incident.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Quesnel RCMP Detachment at 250-992-9211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.