Tag Archives: Whitehorse

Clayton Benoit death deemed a homicide in Whitehorse

Police said 51 year old Clayton Benoit was rushed to Whitehorse General Hospital by Emergency Medical Services on August 30th at around 11:30am.

Police said Benoit died later that day as a result of his injuries.

An autopsy conducted on September 5th in Vancouver revealed the death of Benoit to be a homicide. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Anyone with information Mr. Benoit’s activities or whereabouts in the days leading up to his death is asked to please contact the RCMP at 867-667-5555.

Adam Cormack found dead near the Alaska Highway

Yukon RCMP were called to the Alaska Highway west of Ibex Valley on June 28th just before 6:30pm on report of a body.

Police have identified the victim as 25 year old Adam Cormack of Whitehorse. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Edward James Penner, 20, is facing a first degree murder charge in connection to the death.

Antone with information in relation to the homicide is asked to contact RCMP investigators at 867-667-5555

 

Whitehorse homicide victim identified as Matthew Devellano

RCMP responded to a call at around 10 pm October 7th,  on Stan McCowan Place on reports of gunshots. Police found Matthew Devellano 32, outside of a home, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Devellano was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries that same night.

Police don’t have any suspects at this time, however witnesses said they saw a dark coloured minivan fleeing the scene.

The RCMP is asking anyone with information  to contact them at 867-667-5555.

Christopher Brisson found dead on Miles Canyon Road

Christopher Brisson’s body found near Whitehorse’s Miles Canyon September 1st. Brisson, 25, was reported missing to the RCMP by a family member on August 29th.

RCMP are treating the death as suspicious, and it is under investigation by police.

Update August 20 2016

Darryl Steven Sheepway, 38 has been arrested and charged in connection to the death of Brisson.