Fort McPherson man pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Fort McPherson man charged in the death of a 32-year-old man last summer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors. Darcy Nerysoo, 31, stood before Justice Shannon Smallwood in NWT Supreme Court Tuesday, where he pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter stemming an incident his lawyer described as...

Fort Good Hope RCMP seek witnesses following ‘suspicious’ fire

Fort Good Hope RCMP is asking for the public’s help after a “suspicious” fire engulfed a residence in the community Sunday morning. Mounties say they responded to a report of a “suspicious fire in an unoccupied residence” at around 8:45 a.m. on April 14. Officers arrived at the scene at find the uninhabited home “fully...