Death of elderly man found in apartment suspicious, police say

Winnipeg police area investigating the death of an elderly man they are calling suspicious.

Winnipeg police are investigating the death of an elderly man they are calling suspicious. 

Officers were called to an apartment suite in the 200 block of Fernwood Avenue about a suspicious death on Friday at 4:30 p.m. 

A 69-year-old man was found dead in the apartment. 

Police said at this point the cause of death is not yet known, but the circumstances surrounding the man's death are suspicious in nature. 

No details are available about how the man died. His name has not been released. 

An autopsy is underway. 

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact them or to call CrimeStoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).