Chalk message near man's body not connected, say police
'Murder was the case' scrawled in large blue chalk a short distance away from the man's body
Posted: Oct 6, 2012 12:01 PM MT
Last Updated: Oct 6, 2012 12:09 PM MT
Calgary police are now saying a suspicious death investigation in the Mission area Saturday morning is not connected to the phrase "murder was the case" scrawled in blue chalk just down the street from where a man's body was discovered.
This despite the message being steps away from what looks like a large blood stain in the middle of the street.Officers responded to the 1400 block of Fourth Street S.W. for reports of a disturbance around 4 a.m. (Meghan Grant/CBC)
The body of the man in his 20s was discovered outside an apartment building located on the 1400 block of Fourth Street S.W.
Officers had responded to the scene around 4 a.m. MT for reports of a disturbance.
Police are calling this a suspicious death, but the homicide unit is leading the investigation.
Homicide detectives say they won't know the cause of death until an autopsy is performed on Tuesday.
Investigators have interviewed a number of witnessess, but say they have not talked to any suspects at this point.
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