RCMP are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found severely injured at a motel in Port Alberni last week.

Port Alberni RCMP said they received a report at 6:19 p.m. Saturday, June 18th that a man had sustained significant injuries at a motel in the 3700 block of Redford Street.

He later died in hospital as a result of his injuries, police said in a statement.

“At this time we are treating this death as suspicious,” said Const. Richard Johns.

Police said there is there is no threat to the public.

“Investigators are working around the clock to determine the events surrounding this death.”

The Port Alberni RCMP’s general investigative service is investigating the death alongside the BC Coroners Service.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Port Alberni RCMP at 250-723-2424.

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