Police say suspicious Fort Smith NT death was a homicide

The 2022 NWT Homicide Victim List is available here

Police announced they were investigating a suspicious death of a man that happened in the community on March 4th.

An autopsy was conducted in Edmonton on March 16th and confirmed the cause of death to be the result of a shooting. Police have not released any victim information at this time.

A 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with two counts of break-and-enter alongside careless use of a firearm.