Fort Smith RCMP investigating death of 48-year-old man

Fort Smith RCMP are investigating the sudden death of a 48-year-old man. The man was found deceased Monday evening after police received a call for service around 11 p.m., stated an RCMP news release Tuesday. Police haven’t yet said where the deceased man was located. The sudden death is being investigated by members of the...
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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