RCMP Major Crimes are investigating a death in Reindeer Lake this past weekend as a homicide.

On September 1, 2017 Southend RCMP received a call about an unresponsive male in the northern community.

RCMP say the 33 year-old man from Southend was pronounced dead at the scene and a sudden death investigation began with the help of Major Crimes and the Office of the Chief Coroner.

Investigators determined the death was a homicide after they conducted an autopsy.

Mounties say the investigation is ongoing and further information will be released at a later time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the RCMP or Crime Stoppers.