Yellowknife RCMP are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man at the Northern Lites Motel Wednesday.

Police responded to a call from the motel at around 6 p.m. and found the man dead in one of the motel rooms.

Police say the cause of death is not known but foul play is not suspected.

The body is being sent to Edmonton for an autopsy.

The man's name has not been released.