News

Police confirm sudden passing of Behchokǫ̀ RCMP member


An RCMP officer in Behchokǫ̀ has passed away, police in the Northwest Territories confirmed in a short statement on Wednesday.

A spokesperson said the individual, who has not been publicly identified, “passed away suddenly while off-duty” on Monday, July 13.

No further information was made available.

Advertisement.

“Out of respect for the family, and to respect the member’s privacy, NT RCMP won’t be providing more information,” the statement concluded.

Advertisement.