Results of a preliminary autopsy on Angel Carlick, a Whitehorse teenager whose body was found earlier this month, were inconclusive, policesay.

A release sent Mondayby Whitehorse RCMP stated thatYukon coroner Sharon Hanley was unable to determine the cause of death.

The remains of Carlick, 19, were found by a hiker in a subdivision north of the city on Nov. 9.

Police, family and friends of the Whitehorse teenager had spent the last 5½ months searching for her.

Meanwhile, RCMP say theyare continuing their investigation into Carlick's death, having concluded a search of the area where her body was found.