The Fort St. James RCMP is reporting a sudden death in area near the town.
Police say they received a report of a body found near Tachie and North Road near Fort St. James yesterday at around 2:30pm.
Attending officers couldn’t determine the cause of death so the North District Major Crime Unit was called in to assist as a precaution.
The unit has possibly identified the individual as a 51 year old Fort St James resident, but are not releasing the person’s name or any further details to allow the direct family to notify other family members.
Police do not have any reason to believe that the public is at risk and more details may be released as the investigation progresses.
At this time police are asking anyone who may have any information on this incident to please contact the Fort St James RCMP at 250-996-8629 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (tips).