Suspicious death in Pelly Crossing was homicide, RCMP say
Police identify victim as 37-year-old Derek Edwards, who died Dec. 13
Yukon RCMP have identified the man found dead last week in Pelly Crossing as 37-year-old Derek Edwards, and have ruled his death a homicide.
Edwards's death was reported to police last Wednesday, and the body was sent to Vancouver for an autopsy.
RCMP say the autopsy on Monday confirmed the death to be a homicide.
They're asking anybody with information about Edwards's death to contact Pelly Crossing RCMP at (867) 537-2677, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.