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