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MISSING MAN FOUND DECEASED – Ross River and Faro RCMP had been seeking the whereabouts of 45-year-old Gerald Erlinger. They confirmed his death Tuesday. Photo courtesy RCMP

Missing man found dead

The body of a man who had been reported missing Monday has been located, Ross River and Faro RCMP said Tuesday.

By Whitehorse Star on June 30, 2020

The body of a man who had been reported missing Monday has been located, Ross River and Faro RCMP said Tuesday.

Police had said Monday afternoon they had been seeking the public’s assistance in locating 45-year-old Gerald Erlinger.

Officers had been concerned for his well-being.

Erlinger was last seen near the Lapie River campground on the Robert Campbell Highway early Monday morning.

“Ross River and Faro RCMP can confirm that criminality is not suspected in his death,” police said Tuesday.

“The Yukon Coroner’s Service is now investigating. We extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.”

No further details were released.

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josef erlinger on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:09 pm

josef erlinger vater von gerald erlinger möchte mich herzlichst für die bemühungen und auffindung meines tödlich verunglückten sohnes auf das herzlichste bedanken bei allen beteiligten viellen dank josef erlinger

Edited Translation:
Josef Erlinger father of Gerald Erlinger would like to thank everyone most sincerely for their efforts in the finding of my son who had a fatal accident. Thanks to all involved. Josef Erlinger

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YukonMax on Jul 1, 2020 at 6:38 am


R.I.P. Gerald.

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