RCMP investigating ‘suspicious death’ in Forrest Drive area

RCMP has discovered a body near a multiple dwelling residential located off Forrest Drive and is treating the discovery as a “suspicious death.”

According to an RCMP news release, “At approximately 6:50 pm on Wednesday, May 6, Yellowknife RCMP were alerted to a residence, where they found a deceased person.”

“The death is considered suspicious. RCMP immediately secured the scene,” Julie Plourde an RCMP spokesperson said in the release.

The NT RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Services are on the scene looking for evidence.

Police say positive identification of the deceased person is underway.

The investigation is ongoing.

CKLB Radio will provide more information when it becomes available.

Anyone with information on suspicious activity can call Yellowknife RCMP at 669-1111, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.


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Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked as a spot news photographer/journalist with such news organizations as Vista-radio, CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire and Postmedia in Alberta.