Victim of fatal snowmobile accident – a veteran and ‘loyal friend’ – identified

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Forty-six-year-old Jeffrey Lindsay has been identified as the victim of a fatal snowmobile accident northeast of Yellowknife over the weekend, the NWT Coroner Service confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Lindsay was ejected from his snowmobile on Saturday night after striking a snow-covered rock while travelling near Reid Lake, about 65 km northeast of the city, according to...
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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.