RCMP in Inuvik, N.W.T., are investigating the death of a 55-year-old man in the community on Wednesday.

Police were called to a home Wednesday at 4:45 p.m. and found a man dead.

The N.W.T.’s Major Crimes Unit and forensic units have been called in from Yellowknife to help in the investigation.

Police say the man was a resident of Inuvik but was originally from Ontario. His name is not being released until next of kin have been notified.