Northwest Territories RCMP have laid a murder charge in relation to a suspicious death on April 8th, in Behchoko. RCMP arrested a man in Gameti on May 14th.

He was transported and placed in remand in Yellowknife and was charged with Murder on May 15th. 21-year-old Alecus Quitte of Gameti remains in remand until his next court appearance in Yellowknife.

Behchoko and Gameti RCMP, NT RCMP Major Crimes Unit, Forensic Identification Services and supporting units have continued to follow the leads in this homicide investigation. The investigation continues, however, RCMP are not seeking additional suspects at this time.

“We are thankful to the community of Behchoko in supporting the investigation to the point of this arrest and some resolution for the family” states Inspector Amber Clark, Officer in Charge (OIC) South District, NT RCMP.

The RCMP thanks the citizens and communities in the Tlicho Region for their support an express their condolences to the family.