RCMP confirm human remains found just outside Yellowknife

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Police say human remains have been found in a forest outside of Yellowknife.

On Monday night, RCMP received a call from a local resident who made the discovery while hiking in the area.

The hiker led police to a location off of the old Highway 4, where police are now investigating.

RCMP say personal items were also found at the site. Forensic testing will be required to confirm the identity of the remains.

Police continue to investigate with the help of the territory’s chief coroner’s office. We’ll bring you more as we get it.

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