RCMP investigate sudden death in Fort Providence

Fort Providence, Northwest Territories – Fort Providence RCMP are investigating a sudden death in the community.

At approximately 9:45 PM, Wednesday February 27, Fort Providence RCMP received a report of a missing person. RCMP were directed to a vehicle believed to belong to the missing person and a search commenced from the location. Due to failing light conditions the search was ended until morning.

NT RCMP Police Dog Services joined the search the morning of February 28. At approximately 1120 am, the missing male was located, deceased.

RCMP and NWT Coroner Service are investigating this death.

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No further information is available at this time.

Northwest Territories RCMP

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