Sooke RCMP responded to the report of a deceased man at a residence on Throup Rd on May 15th at around 1:00pm.
RCMP said in a press release that initial evidence gathered at the scene led investigators to believe that criminality was involved. Police took a person of interest into custody at the scene, however, this person has since been released from police custody pending further investigation.
Corporal Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the BC RCMP said “Parties involved in this altercation are known to each other. VIIMCU investigators are in the area, completing priority tasks, and are working closely with the support of Sooke RCMP.”
Information will be updated as it becomes available.