Montreal

Police investigating after person found dead in Rosemont home

Police say the 49-year-old victim's body was discovered by his roommate in their home at around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

49-year-old victim's body was discovered by his roommate in their home Saturday evening

Police say the person's death is Montreal's 23rd homicide of the year. (Radio-Canada)

Montreal police are investigating after a person was found dead at his home in the Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie borough. 

Police say the 49-year-old victim's body was discovered by his roommate at around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, in their home on Charlemagne Avenue.

The person was declared dead at the scene, said Const. Véronique Comtois. 

There were marks of violence on the body, but Comtois couldn't say how the person died.

It is not clear if there are any suspects in the case, which is the 23rd homicide on the island of Montreal so far this year.

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