Police investigating suspicious death after body found on Ross Road property

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team taking reins on probe of possible 'targeted incident'

  • Mar. 3, 2017 10:00 a.m.
The 4500 block of Ross Road remains closed after a body was found on a rural property there on Friday afternoon.

The 4500 block of Ross Road remains closed after a body was found on a rural property there on Friday afternoon.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is looking into a suspicious death after a body was found on a rural Abbotsford property Friday afternoon, according to a police release.

Someone discovered a dead man on a property on Ross Road between Townshipline Road and Glengarry Avenue around 5 p.m., the releases says.

“We are in the early stages of this investigation; however, the initial indications suggest this death is suspicious in nature. This appears to be a targeted incident,” the release says.

The Abbotsford Police Department has handed the investigation over to IHIT, according to the release.

More to come.