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Police believe the man found in the Yukon River was murdered

Yukon RCMP are investigating the death of Wilfred Charlie 57, after students at a learning camp found the body in the Yukon River, near Fort Selkirk on July 5th.

The autopsy conducted on July 7th has lead investigators to believe Charlie was a victim of homicide. Charlie was last seen near his Carmack’s area home on June 19th.

If you have any information regarding this case please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

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.

Travis Dennis charged after remains found near Watson Lake

Travis Dennis 22, has been charged with second-degree murder and human body by dismemberment, after human remains were found on a property near Watson Lake on July 16th.

The case of death has not been released at this time.

The victims name cannot be released under a publication ban.

More to come…

UPDATE: A publication ban has been lifted and the remains have been identified as Andy Giraudel 36.

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.