Man in his 30’s passes away in Behchokǫ̀; Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief nomination delayed

(Marie Rose Blackduck/CKLB)

The community of Behchokǫ̀ has experienced another tragedy as a man in his 30’s passed away Friday afternoon.

Very few details on the situation are available.

CKLB’s Marie Rose Blackduck is in the community and said an ambulance rushed to a man whose heart stopped.

Medical staff were unable to revive him and he passed away. 

As a result, the Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief nomination has been delayed until 2:30 p.m.

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