Police investigating suspicious death of 42-year-old man in Dartmouth

Halifax police say the death of a man found in a Dartmouth apartment is being treated as suspicious until a cause can be determined.

First responders were called to a Pinecrest Drive apartment where the man was reportedly in medical distress

Initially, police said the death of a 42-year-old man was suspicious. (Emma Davie/CBC)

Halifax police are investigating what they describe as a suspicious death in Dartmouth.

According to a news release, emergency personnel responded to an apartment in the 0-100 block of Pinecrest Drive around 4:25 p.m. Friday after receiving a report of a man in medical distress.

A 42-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the investigation is in its early stages.

Any sudden or unexplained death is treated as suspicious until the medical examiner can determine a cause.