Yukon RCMP identify Riverdale homicide victim

Chelsey Tegan Bien, 25, died Feb. 26

The Yukon RCMP has identified the victim of a homicide at a building in Riverdale Feb. 26 as 25-year-old Chelsey Tegan Bien, a citizen of Kwanlin Dün First Nation.

Police were called to an apartment on Lewes Boulevard just after 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 26 after reports of a woman who had been assaulted. Whitehorse RCMP and Emergency Medical Services attended the scene and found Bien, who died from her injuries.

An autopsy conducted in Vancouver Feb. 27 confirmed her death as a homicide.

The Yukon Major Crimes Unit is leading the investigation.

No arrests have been made, and Whitehorse RCMP is asking anyone with information to contact them at 867-667-5555.

Contact Jackie Hong at jackie.hong@yukon-news.com

Just Posted

Yukon education minister originally opposed French school plans, email shows

‘F.H. Collins School Council has serious concerns about having another high school placed next door’

Darryl Sheepway files petition alleging solitary confinement at Whitehorse Correctional Centre

Sheepway, found guilty of second-degree murder in January, is alleging the WCC keeps him in solitary

The remarkable voyage of the SS Newsweek Inc.

‘I told him to stick his steamboats up where the sun don’t shine’

Inaugural Fur Ball a big hit

Yukoners bought and sold more than $50,000 worth of fur at the marketplace

Taxi driver charged in Salvation Army hit-and-run

Police have formally laid charges against a taxi driver accused in a… Continue reading

Robert Service Way planning study nears completion

City taking over operation of campground this year

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2016 Pelly Crossing death

A man charged with second-degree murder in the 2016 death of 18-year-old… Continue reading

Yukon investor fumes after Victoria Gold issues new shares

250 million shares part of deal to finance construction, CEO says

Most Read