A fourth person has been charged in connection with an ongoing homicide investigation in Hay River.

Tyler Cayen, 32, has been charged with murder and robbery related to the Dec. 28 discovery of a deceased male inside a vehicle near the Katl’odeeche Hay River Reserve, according to a release Wednesday from NWT RCMP.

James George Thomas, 25, Levi Cayen, 20 and Sasha Cayen, 25 all face murder and robbery charges related to the same incident. RCMP are continuing to investigate.

Cayen will appear in Yellowknife court on February 6.

More to come.


Brendan Burke

As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility...

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