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Behchoko fire victim named

The chief coroner of the Northwest Territories has identified a man who died in a house fire in Behcboko, N.W.T., over the holidays.
The chief coroner of the Northwest Territories has identified the man who died in the Dec. 23 fire in Behchoko, N.W.T.

The chief coroner of the Northwest Territories has identified a man who died in a house fire in Behchoko, N.W.T., over the holidays.

Leonard Washie, 34, was found deceased in a residence in the community on Dec. 23.

Volunteers with the community fire department put out the blaze.

The fire marshal, RCMP and coroner’s office is still investigating the cause of the fire.

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