The death of a man who was found injured in a northeast Edmonton house on Sunday was a homicide, police say.

Teck Hwang, 56, died after sustaining what police are calling "extensive body trauma."

Police found Hwang after called to a home near 84 Street and 160 Ave at around 10 p.m. Sunday night. There they found a 56-year-old man in distress.

The man was taken to hospital, where he died several hours later.

A woman who lives in the home was taken into custody.