A man found dead on a balcony in Alma

Un homme retrouvé mort sur un balcon à Alma

The police officers of the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) are deployed in front of a residential building of Alma, where a person has been found dead on a balcony on Wednesday morning.

The SQ received a call at 9 a.m. Wednesday to report the presence of a lifeless body at 724, rue Saint-Sacrement Ouest, in the northern sector of Alma.

The victim, a man in his sixties, was found outside on the porch of a building to housing. The police were not able to clarify if the man lived in one of the units in question. It was transported in the course of the last hour in the hospital at Alma where a doctor confirmed the death.

“The cause of death remains unknown and there will be an investigation to determine the causes of death. The scene is protected, and a technician in the forensic identification has been sent to the site,” said a spokesperson for the SQ, Marie-Josée Ouellet.

More details to come… //

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