52-year old man found dead near Behchoko

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A body has been recovered from the Marian Lake area, near Behchoko.

RCMP received a call on Tuesday afternoon, saying a boat had capsized. The caller also reported seeing a body in the water.

Police, EMS and a SAR member recovered the body.

The 52-year old man was pronounced dead and returned to Behchoko.

The investigation is on-going. Foul play is not suspected; however, the Chief Coroner of the Northwest Territories has ordered a postmortem examination to be completed.

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