Police say Shawn Johnnie, 39, of Whitehorse had been transported from Whitehorse General Hospital, to Vancouver hospital with severe injuries on September 12th. Mr Johnnie died of his injuries later that day.
An autopsy was conducted on September 14th, at Vancouver General Hospital. Autopsy results revealed the death of Johnnie was a homicide.
Anyone who may have seen or had contact with Mr. Johnnie in the days leading up to his death on September 12th, is asked to contact RCMP at 867-667-5555.