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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.