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People in Pelican Narrows may notice an increased police presence today as Mounties investigate a murder.

RCMP were called to a home in the community around 1:00 am Tuesday about a sudden death.

Police say a male was taken to the local health centre and pronounced dead.

The Major Crime Unit is conducting a homicide investigation.

The name of the victim has not been released and an autopsy will be done later this week.

So far, there is no word on a suspect or charges.

Meantime, residents of Pelican Narrows are asked to respect all police barricades and direction given by police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pelican Narrows RCMP.