Toronto police investigating suspicious death near the city's downtown core

Toronto police say they are investigating a suspicious death near the city's downtown core.

Police say they were called to an apartment around 9:45 a.m. on Thursday where officers located an unconscious man who was not breathing.

They say the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have identified the victim as 52 year-old Hassan Gutale Ali of Toronto.

They say an autopsy revealed the man is a homicide victim, but police did not release the cause of death.

Police say investigators are asking anyone with information to come forward.