Police investigating suspicious death

Police close off the area near Sixth Avenue East and 20th street while investigating a dead body. (Donna Barr/Herald contributor)

Police are investigating after a body was found Friday night.

Shortly after 9 p.m., police and EMS responded to a call of a man down in a yard near Sixth Avenue East and 20th Street.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators have identified the victim as Jordan Ballantyne, 42. The death is being investigated as suspicious.

Anyone who might have information about Ballantyne’s death or recent activities is asked to call the police service at 953-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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