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.