RCMP suspect homicide in Whitehorse man’s death

Police have ruled the death of Whitehorse resident Christopher Brisson was a homicide, Yukon RCMP said Monday. 

Police have ruled the death of Whitehorse resident Christopher Brisson was a homicide, Yukon RCMP said Monday.

Brisson, 25, was reported missing by family members on Aug. 29, and his body was discovered on Sept. 1 in the Miles Canyon area of Whitehorse.

Brisson’s white 2002 Chevrolet Silverado half-ton truck was located on McLean Lake Road.

Investigators want to talk to anyone who might have seen the truck on Aug. 28, particularly in the areas of Hamilton Boulevard, Alaska Highway and McLean Lake Road.

It has large rims and tires, a tinted back window and a step-side box.

Police are also interested in speaking with anyone that may have seen any suspicious vehicles or activity around the area of Miles Canyon, including the Miles Canyon Road, between Aug. 28 and Sept 1.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Whitehorse RCMP at 667-5555.

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