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Calgary police investigate suspicious death in downtown apartment

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Calgary police's homicide unit has taken over an investigation after a man was found dead in a unit at Rocky Mountain Court apartments. As Sarah Offin reports, police tell Global News they were originally called for a welfare check when officers made the discovery – Feb 27, 2022

A young man was found dead inside a downtown apartment Tuesday night.

Around 9:40 p.m., Calgary police were called to Rocky Mountain Court apartments on the 200 block of 6 Avenue southeast. Once there, officers found a man believed to be in his mid-twenties dead inside one of the units.

The homicide unit has taken over the case as police said the man’s death is considered suspicious. ​Police at the scene wouldn’t go into detail other than the call was originally for a “check on welfare.”

Read more: Charges laid in August Calgary homicide

An autopsy is scheduled with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-266-1234, or to contact Crime Stoppers.

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— with files from Sarah Offin, Global News

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