The Yukon RCMP Major Crimes Unit is investigating the territory’s first reported homicide of 2018.
A 25-year old woman has died from injuries related to an alleged assault reported early Monday morning in Whitehorse, police said Monday afternoon.
The woman’s name is not being publicly released at this time.
Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel had responded to reports of an assault and a woman needing medical attention at an apartment building on Lewes Boulevard in Riverdale just after 12:30 a.m. Monday.
Police said the investigation into the woman’s death is ongoing and more information will be released when possible. The Yukon Coroner’s Service is also assisting in the investigation. An autopsy was scheduled to take place today at Vancouver General Hospital.