RCMP and Coroner investigating man's death in Whitehorse

August 31, 2017
Whitehorse, Yukon

News release

On the evening of August 30th, 2017, Whitehorse RCMP and the Yukon Coroner's Service responded to the sudden death of a 51-year-old man at Whitehorse General Hospital.

Yukon RCMP's Major Crime Unit and the Yukon Coroner's Service are investigating.

An autopsy has been ordered to help determine the cause of death. It will occur on September 5th at Vancouver General Hospital.

The name of the deceased will not be released at this time.

The investigation is continuing.

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Contact information

Yukon RCMP
Media Relations
867-633-9330
mdiv.communications@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Yukon Coroner's Service
Heather Jones
Acting Chief Coroner for Yukon

Office: 867-667-5317
Cell: 867-332-0807
Heather.Jones@gov.yk.ca

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