Police investigating suspected homicide

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating an apparent homicide after the body of a 29-year-old male was located inside a north side home earlier today.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. police responded to a home along the 500 block of 19 Street North after receiving a request to check on the welfare of an occupant. Officers subsequently located the body of a deceased male.

The investigation is ongoing and it is anticipated that officers will remain on scene for the next 24 to 48 hours.

At this time no further information is available for release.

An update will be provided when possible.