Body of missing Haines Junction man found

Officials don’t suspect foul play in death of Darrell Richard Brown

(Black Press file)

Yukon’s coroner has confirmed that the body of a man missing from Haines Junction was found near the Dezadeash River on the evening of Oct. 15.

Darrell Richard Brown, 44, was last seen Oct. 10 and was reported missing Oct. 12. The RCMP put out a press release Oct 15 asking for the public’s help locating him.

A statement from acting chief coroner Heather Jones said Brown’s body was discovered after an “intensive community search.”

The coroner’s office is still investigating but foul play is not suspected, the statement says.

Contact Ashley Joannou at ashleyj@yukon-news.com

Just Posted

UPDATED: City of Whitehorse issues stop work order on proposed downtown condo

Condo development must wait for application to be reviewed

Old Crow woman successfully appeals assault sentence that was based on her unrelated marijuana use

In his decision released Jan. 16, Justice Ron Veale called the original sentence “unfit”

Whitehorse council puts an end to quarry plans

City council unanimously votes to reject OCP amendment to allow for quarry

Team Scoffin to represent Yukon at 2018 Brier

‘It’s a thrill. It’s a dream come true’

Updated: Whitehorse daycare abruptly shuts down, leaving parents scrambling

Owners of Cheeky Monkey daycare said they had to close Jan. 13 because the CRA seized their assets

Ice, ice, baby: scaling a frozen Yukon waterfall

‘There’s a really transformative affect with adventure’

Yukon history is picture post card perfect

The most interesting gift I received at Christmas this year was the… Continue reading

Contentious Whitehorse quarry proposal raises city hackles

‘We’ve had concerns from the get-go on this one’

Whitehorse time machine

Yukon’s capital added 10,000 people over the last three decades, no YESAB application needed

How to make sure your car starts in the cold

It’s about more than just making sure your plug works

Whitehorse fuel delivery company fined $1,100 for Rancheria crash

The Crown stayed two other charges against the company related to the Aug. 7, 2017, crash

Most Read