Earlier this afternoon, August 16, RCMP located the missing man. He was found deceased. The RCMP are assisting the NWT Coroner Service with a Coroner's investigation. A post mortem examination has been ordered.
Evidence in the investigation confirms a bear encounter. GNWT Dept of Environment and Natural Resources continues to assist with the investigation regarding the bear.
Further updates as information becomes available.
RCMP thanks the partner agencies for their assistance.