Sudden death in Whitehorse under investigation by police, coroner

The RCMP's Major Crime Unit and Yukon Coroner's Service looking into a sudden death Wednesday evening.

Man, 51, died in hospital

The Yukon RCMP's Major Crime Unit and Yukon Coroner's Service are investigating a sudden death. 

Officers responded to the death of a 51-year-old man at the Whitehorse hospital Wednesday evening.

An autopsy will be done at Vancouver General Hospital on Sept. 5. 

Police are not releasing the man's name at this time.

Clarifications

  • A photo of the Whitehorse hospital has been removed from this story to avoid the suggestion something untoward happened there. In fact, CBC has no evidence to suggest that.
    Sep 01, 2017 6:05 PM CT