About 2pm today (Wednesday, January 1) police were called to a residential address in Phillip where a deceased man had been found.
Friends of the man went to check on him and found him in the residence. Members of ACT Policing Woden Patrol attended and ACT Ambulance Service arrived a short time later.
The 71-year-old man was found deceased and a crime scene was established.
The death of the man is being treated as suspicious and currently being investigated by detectives from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations.
At this time police will not be releasing the name of the deceased.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]