1 in custody following death of 41-year-old man at west end St. John's home

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The RNC hold the scene of a homicide on Old Bay Bulls Rd. on June 15, 2022. (Ted Dillon/CBC - image credit)
The RNC hold the scene of a homicide on Old Bay Bulls Rd. on June 15, 2022. (Ted Dillon/CBC - image credit)

Police say a man is in custody in connection with a reported homicide and the death of a 41-year-old man in St. John's on Tuesday.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary announced the update just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening, and says more information is expected to be released on Thursday.

The RNC said it responded to a house on Old Bay Bulls Road around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday after a request for police assistance, in a press release issued shortly after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The RNC said on arrival officers located a man with serious injuries. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance but was pronounced dead a short time after arrival, said the RNC.

In consultation with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the death of the man is being treated as homicide.

The RNC were looking for anyone who observed suspicious activity, or has video footage in the area of Old Bay Bulls Road from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. on June 14.

The police force said it does not believe the incident was random.

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