Whitehorse RCMP say that their investigation right into a suspicious demise launched on the finish of final month is now being handled as a murder.
The change follows an post-mortem of the deceased, RCMP introduced on Sept. 21. The precise explanation for demise is not going to be launched.
Police have recognized the sufferer as 41-year-old James Richard Aikens, referred to as Rick. Aikens is from British Columbia however the RCMP mentioned they might not launch any additional data right now.
The RCMP additionally said that they think the murder investigation is expounded to the lacking individuals seek for Chad Oliver McGill, who has been lacking since late August.
McGill, 51, was final seen within the Whitehorse space between Aug. 24 and 26. His automobile, a 2019 Kia Stinger with B.C. license plate PB551E, was discovered alongside the eastbound lane of the Alaska Freeway close to Kluane Wagon Highway on Aug. 26.
McGill is described as: Caucasian, standing six toes tall and weighing 260 lbs. He has blonde hair, proven in photos circulated by police cropped very quick, and blue eyes. He has a steel prosthetic left leg.
These with data on the both the murder or lacking individuals investigations are requested to contact their native police or instantly name the RCMP M Division Main Crime Unit or Historic Case Unit at 867-667-5500, or e mail at [email protected]
Contact Jim Elliot at jim.elliot