Whitehorse, Yukon – Shortly before 6:30 p.m. on June 28th, 2017, Whitehorse RCMP responded to a report of a body of a deceased man found in the Whitehorse area.
The incident was quickly deemed a homicide. The Major Crime Unit is leading the investigation.
The victim is a 25-year-old man from Whitehorse.
Major Crime Unit investigators are working closely with the Yukon Coroner’s Service on this investigation. A forensic autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow at Vancouver General Hospital.
Multiple RCMP Units are also assisting, including the Forensic Identification Section, Police Dog Service, General Investigation Section and Whitehorse Detachment.
If you have any information about this crime, please come forward to speak with our investigators by calling 867-667-5555.
If you wish to remain anonymous, please provide your information via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppersyukon.ca.