RCMP investigating ‘sudden death’ in Fort Smith

Early Sunday morning, police in Fort Smith responded to a call at a residence and found an unresponsive 47-year old woman.

Local RCMP are now investigating the case, which they characterized as a sudden death. The NWT coroner service is assisting the investigation.

The RCMP says there are no public safety concerns and have not released the identity of the woman.

Police won’t say whether the death is considered suspicious.

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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com