Body found on Twin Pine Hill identified


A deceased person found in a wooded area in Yellowknife last week has been identified as 51-year-old Ronald Taylor.

NWT Coroner Service confirmed the man’s identity to Yellowknifer Monday.

The Coroner’s Office joined RCMP in investigating the death after Taylor’s body was discovered on Wednesday, May 9, on Yellowknife’s Twin Pine Hill between 44 Street and School Draw Avenue.

A cause of death has not yet been released and the NWT Coroner Service and police continue to investigate.

More to come.

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