The death of a Hay River man deemed a homicide

Police said a deceased male was found on December 28th when they responded to a report of a vehicle found on the side of the access road to the Sandy Creek area.

Police said an autopsy was performed and revealed the death to be a homicide. Marie York-Condon, of N.W.T. RCMP stated  “While the investigators continue with this investigation, we wanted to let the people of Hay River and the Northwest Territories know that we do have persons in custody,”

The name of the victim and the suspects and those in custody have not been released.