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Police saying little about suspicious death in Innisfail

Police are tight lipped about a suspicious death near Innisfail on Monday.

With more information pending the results of an autopsy scheduled today, RCMP had little to say about the discovery of the body of a 50 to 60 year old male at a rural residence near Innisfail.

RCMP media relations officer Sgt. Josee Valiquette, said the man was from Calgary but was living in the Innisfail-area residence at the time of his death. She did not disclose the location of the residence.

Police also said the death is not believed to be a random incident.

On Monday, shortly after noon, Innisfail RCMP were called to investigate what was believed to be a suspicious death at a rural address within their detachment area.

The Red Deer RCMP major crime unit has taken the lead in the investigation, with the assistance of Innisfail RCMP officers.

Police said the identity of the victim and the cause of death and further information regarding this incident will not be released at this time, pending the results of the autopsy scheduled for today.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Innisfail RCMP at 403-227-3342 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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