July 26, 2014 4:46 pm

Yukon murder suspect turns himself in to police in B.C.

Michael MacPherson, wanted for second-degree murder in the Yukon.

Supplied / RCMP

VANCOUVER – A Yukon resident, wanted in connection to the death of another Yukon man, has turned himself in to police in B.C.

Michael Thomas MacPherson, who is charged in connection with the death of John Tanner Sinclair, 27, turned himself in to the Westshore RCMP detachment in B.C. on Friday.

RCMP thought he may have been headed to B.C.

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

Mounties say MacPherson will now be brought back to the Yukon to face charges, which include second-degree murder.

The Yukon RCMP Major Crime Unit would like to thank the public for their assistance.

The investigation continues.

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