One man is in custody after a body was discovered at a residence near Triumph and Nanaimo Street.

On January 6th at about 4:30 in the afternoon, police were called to the East Vancouver building after the body of a man was found inside one of the apartments. About 15 minutes later, a man living in the home was found by patrol officers near Wall Street and Dundas. He was taken into custody without incident.

Police have recommended charges of manslaughter against a 29-year-old man. The accused and the victim are known to each other and the homicide appears to be drug related.

The victim’s identity is not being released pending the notification of family.