July 22, 2014 10:20 am

Yukon murder suspect may be heading to western Canada

Michael MacPherson, wanted for second-degree murder in the Yukon and considered armed, dangerous and violent, may be heading to western Canada.

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

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A man wanted by the RCMP for second-degree murder in the Yukon may be heading to western Canada.

Michael Thomas MacPherson, 32, is wanted for the murder of John Tanner Sinclair, who died on July 15 in Whitehorse, Yukon from stab wounds.

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Mounties believe MacPherson has fled the territory and may be in Saskatchewan, Alberta or British Columbia as he has contacts in all three provinces.

MacPherson is 5’10”, around 220 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He has several tattoos on his chest and both arms and calves and his teeth are reported to be in visibly very poor condition.

He may also go by the names of Michael Pound, Michael Proud or Stephen Price and may be driving a red, older model Toyota Corolla, possibly with several dents, and may have Yukon licence plate AVR55 or HH550.

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MacPherson is considered armed, dangerous and violent and should not be approached. He is also believed to be a drug user.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of MacPherson is urged to immediately call 9-1-1 or their local police.

Michael MacPherson, wanted for second-degree murder in the Yukon and considered armed, dangerous and violent, may be heading to western Canada.

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