RCMP officers remove an awning that shielded the corner of a commercial building in Port Alberni from the rain as they investigated a death in the early-morning hours of Tuesday, May 14, 2019. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Port Alberni RCMP investigate death behind commercial building

Body was discovered in a covered area behind the Napier Street building

Port Alberni RCMP are investigating a death that occurred behind a commercial building in the 4900-block of Napier Street at Fourth Avenue in Port Alberni.

Staff at Houle Printing arrived at work around 8 a.m. to the back of the building already cordoned off. Police tape was removed shortly after 9 a.m.

More to come at www.albernivalleynews.com.

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