01/02/2017 12:27 EST | Updated 01/03/2018 00:12 EST

RCMP investigating body found in parking lot of Nanaimo business

NANAIMO, B.C. — RCMP says its investigating the death of a man in Nanaimo, B.C.

Police say a customer of a downtown business found the body of a man in the parking lot at about 8 a.m. Monday.

Police have not specified whether foul play is suspected, however the Serious Crime Unit is involved in the investigation.

Mounties say the investigation is in its early stages and the coroners' service has been notified about the death.