Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Victoria police seeking witnesses of sudden death in Beacon Hill Park

Police, paramedics responded to a report of an unresponsive person early Wednesday

Victoria police are looking for witnesses after what they’re calling a “sudden death” of a person found in Beacon Hill Park this morning.

Officers and B.C. Emergency Health Services paramedics attended the park shortly after 6 a.m. on Wednesday after receiving a report about an unresponsive person. Police later confirmed the person has died.

The B.C. Coroners Service confirmed to Black Press Media that they were called to attend the scene. A spokesperson said they are currently unable to provide any further information on the incident since they’re early in their investigation.

Traffic on Dallas Road, between Cook and Douglas streets, was temporarily closed due to the police investigation.

Victoria police are now looking to speak with anyone who was on Dallas Road, from Cook Street to Douglas Street, between midnight and 6 a.m. Wednesday. Their report desk can be reached at 250-995-7654, extension 1.

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