NT RCMP Major Crimes Unit lays charge following homicide in Hay River

September 11, 2020
Hay River, Northwest Territories

News release

The Northwest Territories RCMP Major Crimes Unit have charged a man in connection to the homicide in Hay River.

James Colosimo, 31-year-old from Hay River, has been charged with murder.

On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020, Hay River RCMP responded to a call for service and found in a residence an 18-year-old woman, deceased.

A suspect was apprehended shortly after.

The NWT Coroner Service is assisting the RCMP with this investigation, which is still ongoing.

James Colosimo is scheduled to appear in Territorial Court on Monday, September 14th, 2020.

No further information is available at this time.


Contact information

Julie Plourde
Media Relations Officer
Northwest Territories RCMP – Yellowknife, NT
(867) 765-3712

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