Multiple police were on scene and the area around the legislature’s main entrance was cordoned off by police tape just after 4 p.m.
Edmonton Police spokesperson Scott Pattison said the death was deemed non-criminal.
Chamber proceedings were put on hold just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday and will resume at 7:30 p.m.
Postmedia has reached out to the Alberta Sheriff’s Office — which has jurisdiction over the legislature grounds — for comment.
More to come.