A man from the Carievale, Sask. district is dead in an apparent farm accident.

Carnduff RCMP said Paul Ellingson, 60, was found Sunday in a grain bin on his farm, about 14 kilometres south of Carievale.

The incident is being treated as an accident.

Police said the cause of death won't be known until the autopsy, although it's possible the man suffocated. A friend found the body, the RCMP said.

The provincial coroner's office as well as the province's occupational health and safety branch are continuing to investigate, the RCMP said.

Carievale is in the southeast corner of the province, about 320 kilometres southeast of Regina.