Gameti man charged with murder in Behchoko homicide

Alecus Quitte, 21, is charged with murder in the April death of Archie Wedzin

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A Gameti man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Archie Wedzin. Alecus Quitte, 21, was charged with murder on May 15 after being arrested in Gameti on the day before, according to RCMP. Wedzin was declared dead at the Behchoko Health Centre after being found unresponsive on the morning of...
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