The RCMP is asking the public for help in solving a homicide in Fort Simpson, N.W.T.

Billy Allen Cholo

Billy Allen Cholo was last seen in Fort Simpson Dec. 18. His body was found in January inside a gazebo in the community. (Facebook)

Billy Cholo disappeared in from his home in mid-December. His family thought he might have just gone on a trip, until they discovered all his winter gear was left behind.

His body was found in January in a gazebo behind the hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information about the case to contact the detachment or call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-222-8477 if they wish to remain anonymous.