Updated: Police investigating suspicious death in downtown Whitehorse

February 2, 2023
Whitehorse, Yukon

News release

***Update: The situation in downtown Whitehorse has ended. Blocked off areas have been reopened.

The investigation continues, and an update will be provided when further details can be released.


Police are investigating a suspicious death in downtown Whitehorse. The area is closed to the public at Ogilvie St and 4th Ave in Whitehorse and only emergency vehicles will be allowed beyond that point. Please continue to monitor the Yukon RCMP website, Yukon RCMP social media platforms and the media for the latest information. At this time there is no immediate danger to the schools or public in this area. We will provide more information related to the ongoing investigation when it is available.


Contact information

Cst. C. McCann
Whitehorse RCMP
4100 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, YT

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