Yukon RCMP make arrest in Whitehorse homicide

October 16, 2019
Whitehorse, Yukon

News release

On October 16, 2019, Yukon RCMP arrested Connie Peggy Thorn, a 50-year-old Whitehorse woman, in connection with the April 6, 2017 death of 45-year-old Greg Dawson.

Ms. Thorn was arrested in Whitehorse the morning of Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 and charged for second degree murder, under section 235 (1) of the Criminal Code. She is scheduled to appear in court on October 17, 2019.

This is the first major arrest for Yukon RCMP's new Historical Case Unit, which has been fully staffed with three full-time investigators since February 2019.


Contact information

Yukon RCMP - Media Relations

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