05/19/2012 05:24 EDT | Updated 07/19/2012 05:12 EDT

Mounties investigate suspicious death on Bowen Island

Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death on Bowen Island after a resident found a body on his property.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation team was called in after the body was found Friday afternoon.

"An autopsy will be required to confirm details such as victim identification, cause of death and how long the body has been there," said Sgt. Jennifer Pound.

"Until we can obtain these results there will remain some unanswered questions."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.