Death in Mawson under investigation

ACT Policing detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a 45-year-old Mawson resident following the discovery of his body early today.

Police and ACT Ambulance officers were dispatched to a flat in Wilkins Street shortly after 3am following a 000 phone call.

Upon arrival, police found the body of a man and immediately established a crime scene.

Territory Investigations Group detectives assisted by AFP Forensic specialists have spent most of the day at the scene of the crime, interviewing witnesses and gathering evidence.

Police are urging anyone who heard any suspicious noises in and around the Wilkins Street complex, and/or who saw any suspicious activity late yesterday and through to the early hours today, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.