UPDATE: Man’s death now investigated as a homicide

Whitehorse, Yukon – On September 5th, 2017, an autopsy was performed in Vancouver on the body of 51-year-old Clayton Benoit, who died at Whitehorse General Hospital on August 30th, 2017.

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The death of Mr. Benoit is now being investigated as a homicide. The Yukon RCMP Major Crime Unit has taken over the investigation.

Mr. Benoit was originally from Northwest Territories and had been living in Whitehorse for some time.

Anyone with information Mr. Benoit’s activities or whereabouts in the days leading up to his death is asked to please contact the RCMP at 867-667-5555.

Previous report from this case:

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

Yukon RCMP


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