No criminality in 'sudden death' in downtown Whitehorse, coroner says

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Yukon's coroner says "criminality was not involved" in the death of a 73-year-old man outside his residence in downtown Whitehorse on Sunday.

RCMP said in a news release on Monday they were investigating a "sudden death" in downtown, after being called to Black Street on Sunday afternoon.

The Yukon RCMP's Major Crime Unit, Whitehorse detachment, and Yukon Coroner's service were involved in the investigation. Police said Monday there was no concern for public safety.

Chief Coroner Heather Jones issued a news release late Monday afternoon confirming that no criminality was involved. Jones said no other details would be released.