Yukon RCMP and the territory's coroner are investigating the sudden death of a man at the Kwanlin Dün First Nation in Whitehorse.

Police are releasing few details about the investigation.

"As events warrant, there will be more details to come," said RCMP Supt. Brian Jones, in charge of criminal operations. 

Police say they were called to a home in the McIntyre neighbourhood at 3 a.m. Friday.

Yukon coroner Kirsten Macdonald said the death happened overnight. The name of the deceased has not been released.

Police at house in Whitehorse

Police say they were called to a home in the McIntyre neighbourhood at 3 am Friday. (Cory Correia/CBC)

Macdonald said the cause of death is also still under investigation.