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RCMP investigate suspicious death near Whitehorse

Man found dead Aug. 27.
RCMP vehicle seen in Whitehorse on April 19, 2022. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

The Yukon RCMP’s major crimes unit began investigating a suspicious death on Aug. 27.

At around 9 p.m. on the 27th the RCMP attended a call that led to the discovery of a dead man on a rural property north of Whitehorse. RCMP forensic identification services and the Yukon Coroner’s Service are participating in the investigation. A post mortem examination has been scheduled.

Police pledged an update when more details can be released.

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