RCMP says man dies at Coquitlam, B.C. home

COQUITLAM, B.C. — The RCMP says one man is dead in Coquitlam following a complaint of a disturbance in a home.

The RCMP says in a statement Coquitlam officers were called to investigate a disturbance complaint at a residence around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

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The statement says when officers arrived at the door of a residential building, a man pushed the door back and ran towards a patio.

The police statement says officers entered the home and made their way to the patio but did not see the man.

The statement says when officers looked over a railing, the man was spotted below and was later confirmed deceased.

The RCMP says it has notified the Independent Investigations Office of B.C. to conduct an independent investigation of the incident.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 1, 2021.

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