Police were called to the scene when a fourth-storey tenant complained to the building landlord about a horrid smell on February 23. The landlord knocked on the door but when she didn’t get a response she went in to find David Delaney 63, dead on his bed with no signs of trauma. She immediately called 911.
Abbotsford police are not releasing the cause of death at this time.
Shayne Daniel Duncan McGenn, 33, has been charged with the second degree murder of David Delaney.