July 21, 2014 6:00 pm

Yukon murder suspect may be headed to B.C.

If you see Michael MacPherson do not approach him and call 9-1-1.

Whitehorse RCMP

UPDATE: MacPherson turned himself in to police on July 25.

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VANCOUVER – Whitehorse RCMP say a man wanted for second degree murder could be headed to B.C.

An arrest warrant has been issued for 32-year-old Michael MacPherson for second degree murder in relation to the death of Tanner Sinclair.

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Sinclair, 27, died early July 15 following an incident in the Copper Ridge neighbourhood.

He has connections to B.C. and Saskatchewan and police are asking people to keep a look out for him. He may also be headed to Alberta or Saskatchewan.

RCMP say MacPherson’s 2002 Cadillac Escalade has been found, but he may now be driving another vehicle, an older red Toyota Corolla. That car may have Yukon licence plate HHS50 and is damaged with several dents.

Officials would like to speak to anyone who may have sold a Toyota Corolla in the last month.

MacPherson is described as a 32-year-old Caucasian man, 5’10”, 220 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. He has also been known to use the names Michael Pound and Michael Proud.

Anyone who has information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Whitehorse RCMP at 867-667-5555.

MacPherson is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Call 9-1-1 immediately if seen.

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