01/14/2012 07:21 EST | Updated 03/15/2012 05:12 EDT

Port Alberni police investigate suspicious death

Mounties in Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island, are investigating the suspicious death of a 75-year-old man Friday night.

Investigators were called to a home in the 3500 block of 4th Avenue at about 10:15 p.m. PT, where they found the man dead inside the home.

Police say the victim’s death appears to be suspicious.

The General Investigation Section of the Port Alberni RCMP has taken over the investigation.

The victim's name has not been released.