Cop saved my life, says victim of New Year’s Eve stabbing

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A woman says her life was saved by the quick action of one RCMP officer who rushed to her aid after she was stabbed multiple times during an attack by her estranged partner on New Year’s Eve. “I would have bled to death,” said the victim, who Yellowknifer is choosing not to name, in an...
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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 editorial@nnsl.com.