Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation into a suspicious death in Brampton on Friday afternoon, Peel police confirm.

Police attended a building near Advance Boulevard and Alfred Kuehne Boulevard at around 12:45 p.m. after receiving a call from someone who was concerned about the welfare of an individual that they hadn’t heard from for a period of time.

Police say that once inside the premises, officers located the body of 54-year-old Ajay Chibber.

The death was initially classified as suspicious, however in a message posted to Twitter early Saturday morning police confirmed that it is Peel Region’s ninth homicide of 2019.

Homicide detectives and members of the Missing Persons Bureau have taken over the investigation.