Body found on Hay River trail, police and coroner investigate

Last modified: September 3, 2019 at 5:31pm

Hay River police and the NWT coroner’s office are investigating after a man was found dead on a trail near Riverview Drive.

The man’s body was discovered at around 1:15pm on Saturday, RCMP said.

Police, along with emergency medical services and the coroner service, attended the scene along a ravine trail where the 54-year-old was found.


He has yet to be publicly identified.

RCMP and the coroner are working together on the investigation, police said, adding no further information can currently be released.

NWT chief coroner Cathy Menard told Cabin Radio the man’s body has been sent to Edmonton for a post-mortem. The death is not suspicious in nature, Menard said.