Police in Brampton, investigating the regions 12th murder

Peel police cruiser

Police say the death of a man in Brampton,  is being investigated a homicide.

Peel Regional Police say officers found the man without vital signs near a creek around 9 a.m. on Thursday.

They say he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Spokeswoman Heather Cannon says the man had obvious signs of trauma when he was found.

She says the investigation is still in its early stages.