Whitehorse, Yukon – This is a joint release between Yukon RCMP and the Yukon Coroner’s Service.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on June 5, 2020, Whitehorse RCMP responded to a report of a deceased person floating in Schwatka Lake, south of Whitehorse. RCMP attended the scene and recovered the body of an adult female. A positive identification has been made and police are in the process of notifying next of kin.
Criminality is not believed to be a factor. Whitehorse RCMP is working closely with the Yukon Coroner’s Service in this investigation and no further information will be released at this time.
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