Yellowknife RCMP investigating suspicious death

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – Yellowknife RCMP is investigating a suspicious death in a multiple dwelling residential area, off Forrest Drive, in Yellowknife.

At approximately 6:50 pm on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Yellowknife RCMP were alerted to a residence, where they found a deceased person.

The death is considered suspicious. RCMP immediately secured the scene.

Suspicious Death
Suspicious Death

The Yellowknife RCMP General Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Services are assisting the investigation, which is led by NT RCMP Major Crime Unit, in collaboration with the NWT Office of the Chief Coroner. A positive identification of the deceased person is underway.

The investigation is ongoing. Further information will be released when available.

Anyone with information on suspicious activity is asked to call Yellowknife RCMP at 669-1111, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.

Northwest Territories RCMP

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