Suspicious death in Stellarton under investigation

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The RCMP and Stellarton Police are investigating a suspicious death in the community.

Police responded to a call of an injured man at a home on Maple Street at 10:40 p.m. on Monday.

He was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

After speaking with witnesses, Stellarton Police then located a deceased man in a nearby home.

The RCMP say the men involved in this incident were known to each other and this was not a random act.

No other details about them have been released.

The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service was contacted to determine the cause of death. 

Anyone with information about the incident, or anyone who was in the area of Maple Street in Stellarton Monday night, is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.