EDMONTON -- One person was arrested after an “altercation” left a man dead in Mill Woods Sunday night, Edmonton Police Service confirmed to CTV News Edmonton.

Officers responded to a house on 42 Street and 16 Avenue in southeast Edmonton at 7:14 p.m.

A man in his 30s died at the scene. Homicide detectives were called to investigate because his death was considered suspicious.

Suspicious death

A “person of interest” was taken into custody near the scene, Staff Sgt. Ron Smithman said. 

Yellow police tape surrounded a home and several townhouse units, stretching for about half a block on 42 Street. 

It was not clear how the man was killed. Charges had not been laid Sunday and an autopsy had not yet been scheduled.