Arrest made in connection with suspicious death

Lethbridge Police have arrested a male in connection with the suspicious death of a 45-year-old man early Monday morning.

On Nov. 27, 2017 at approximately 7:20 a.m. EMS responded to a report of an injured man inside a home along the 1200 block of 9 Avenue North. The man, identified as a 45-year-old Lethbridge resident, was pronounced dead at the scene and police were subsequently contacted. Following further investigation a male was arrested later in the day and remains in custody at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and an autopsy has been scheduled for today at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Calgary.

The name of the deceased will not be released at the request of his family.

There is no further information to release at this time and police do not anticipate an on-camera media availability until Wednesday.

An update will be provided when possible as the investigation progresses.