05/19/2014 05:19 EDT | Updated 07/19/2014 05:59 EDT

Man in custody following homicide case in northwestern B.C. community

SMITHERS, B.C. - RCMP are investigating what they are calling a homicide of a 42-year-old man in a northwestern British Columbia community.

Police say paramedics called officers to a residence in Kispiox, north of Smithers.

Officers say a man was found dead at the scene and say circumstances are suspicious.

Police say a 25-year-old man is in custody.