A man was found stabbed to death early Wednesday morning near Rocky Mountain House.

RCMP were called to a home west of the community on Highway 752 at about 3 a.m.

A 64-year-old man was found dead. 

Police arrested a 54-year-old man who was at the scene. He remains in custody, RCMP said.

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is assisting the Rocky Mountain House detachment with the investigation, officials said.

No charges have been laid yet.

There was no word on the victim's identity or the exact cause of his death. An autopsy was expected to take place in the next few days, police said.