Cochrane RCMP responded to a call on August 7, at 3:18 pm after a man was found dead on the ground near Chiniki Rodeo Grounds.

Preliminary findings suggest the death of the 21 year old Stoney Nakoda male, may be suspicious.

Southern Alberta Major Crimes RCMP, Cochrane RCMP, and the Calgary Medical Examiner's Office are all working diligent to confirm the cause and manner of death.

RCMP say an autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday August 9.

Additional details will be released as the investigation proceeds.

If you have any information regarding the death, contact Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.