01/11/2012 08:57 EST | Updated 03/12/2012 05:12 EDT

Man killed in Surrey, B.C.

Police are investigating the first homicide of 2012 in Surrey, B.C.

Reports say a man suffering head injuries was found in an alley about 8 a.m. PT Wednesday in the 12800 block of 92A Ave., said RCMP Sgt. Jennifer Pound, of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

Pound said paramedics transported the 41-year-old Surrey man to hospital, but he died later from his injuries.

An autopsy will be conducted to try to determine the exact cause of death, said Pound.