RCMP and Coroner investigating man’s death in Whitehorse, Yukon

Whitehorse, Yukon – On the evening of August 30th, 2017, Whitehorse RCMP and the Yukon Coroner’s Service responded to the sudden death of a 51-year-old man at Whitehorse General Hospital.

Yukon RCMP’s Major Crime Unit and the Yukon Coroner’s Service are investigating.

An autopsy has been ordered to help determine the cause of death. It will occur on September 5th at Vancouver General Hospital.

The name of the deceased will not be released at this time.

The investigation is continuing.

This report has been updated:

UPDATE: Man’s death now investigated as a homicide

Yukon RCMP

Changes to Facebook means fewer people now see our posts. Please help spread the word by "sharing" our reports on your social media accounts.