The NWT Coroner Service has concluded that the sudden death of Floyd Diamond’C, whose body was found on May 8th in Big Creek near Fort Liard, was not caused by a bear attack.

The Coroner Service added that they have not yet received the final autopsy results and that there was extensive post-mortem animal scavenging.

Mr. Diamond’C was last seen on April 24th in Fort Liard, his body was found by a family member who was on their way to visit him at the cabin.

The investigation is still ongoing with the assistance from the RCMP and Environmental and Natural Resources.