Port Alberni RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a man found deceased early this morning.

The body was discovered on a sidewalk just after 7 a.m. on Saturday March 27th, in the 3500 block of 4th Avenue.

Port Alberni RCMP says they responded to a call to assist paramedics.

The man is believed to be in his twenties. The death is being treated as suspicious.

The BC Coroners Service have been notified and are assisting with the investigation.

If you witnessed this incident or have any additional information you are urged to call the Port Alberni RCMP at 250-723-2424.

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