Man’s body found near Miles Canyon

Police are investigating after a body was found Tuesday near Miles Canyon. Officers are treating his death as suspicious but say it's too early in the investigation to say much else.

Police are investigating after a body was found Tuesday near Miles Canyon.

Officers are treating his death as suspicious but say it’s too early in the investigation to say much else.

Yukon RCMP say they believe the body, found around 4 p.m. that day, is that of 25-year-old Christopher Brisson though that has not been confirmed yet.

Brisson was reported missing by a family member on Aug. 29. “Police have been following a number of leads in the search for Mr. Brisson since that time,” the press release says.

They’re asking anyone with information about Brisson’s activities or whereabouts during the last several days or weeks to call police at 667-5555.

Miles Canyon Road was closed for a short time Tuesday afternoon for the police investigation.

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