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RCMP investigating death in Yellowknife

Last modified: August 19, 2020 at 10:43am


Yellowknife RCMP were called to a downtown alleyway on Saturday, after a person was found dead inside a shed, as first reported by CBC.

According to RCMP, police were called to the back alley between 43 and 44 Street around 2:40pm.

RCMP said they have started an investigation into the death, with help from the NWT RCMP’s Forensic Identification Services and Major Crimes Unit, as well as the NWT’s coroner’s office.

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The coroner has ordered a post-mortem examination, and the investigation is ongoing.

The deceased person has not been publicly identified.

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