Murder charge laid in death of 48-year-old Fort Smith man

A Fort Smith man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 48-year-old man. Wilfred Abraham, 54, was arrested and remanded to custody after a man was found deceased in the community Monday evening, stated an RCMP news release Wednesday. The NWT Coroner Service has ordered a post mortem examination....
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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