Fort Resolution man charged with murder makes first court appearance

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A 30-year-old Fort Resolution man charged with murder in connection with the death of a man in the community on Canada Day made a brief court appearance in NWT territorial court Wednesday. Wearing civilian clothes and donning a black-eye, Chad Beck scanned the Yellowknife courtroom as he entered the prisoner’s booth. Beck was charged with...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at editorial@nnsl.com.