First Degree Murder Charge laid in Carmacks Homicide

October 7, 2017
Whitehorse, Yukon

News release


Carmacks RCMP detachment, as seen on October 6, 2017

On October 6, 2017, the Yukon RCMP arrested a 25-year-old Carmacks man in connection to the June 19th death of Wilfred "Dickie" Charlie.

Mario Rueben Skookum was arrested in Carmacks around 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 6th, 2017. He has been charged with first degree murder, under section 235 (1) of the Criminal Code.

Mr. Skookum appeared in court in Whitehorse on Saturday, October 7th. He has been remanded into custody. His next court appearance is scheduled for October 18, 2017.


Contact information

Yukon RCMP Media Relations

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