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Body discovered at Whitehorse Dam

Police are working with the Yukon Coroner's Service to investigate. Photo by RCMP / CKRW File

Police have identified the body as a 56-year-old female.

Yukon RCMP have released more information about a body that was discovered near the Whitehorse Dam.

Around 9:30 AM on Thursday morning, police responded to calls about a body in the Yukon River, close to the Whitehorse Dam.

Police have identified the body as a 56-year-old female, and are choosing not to release the name of the individual.

The Yukon Coroner's Service is assisting police in the investigation and an autopsy is scheduled for June 11th in Abbotsford.

RCMP says no further information will be released at this time.

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