A Fort Resolution resident faces a first-degree murder charge over the death of a 27-year-old man in the community.

Chad Beck, 30, was arrested and charged after RCMP were called late on Sunday evening.

No information has been released regarding the dead man’s name or what took place.

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Beck is due in court on Wednesday. The RCMP major crime unit, a forensic team, and the NWT coroner’s office are investigating.


Clarification – July 4 2018, 17:02 MT. This article, basing a statement on information initially published by the CBC, originally suggested the location of the incident was two kilometres outside the community. We have since removed that sentence while we check the exact location. This paragraph has been amended from its original form, as published on July 3, for clarity.