UPDATE: Man charged in Clyde River death

by Michele LeTourneau- February 6, 2018

A 37-year-old man is charged with second degree murder after the death of a Clyde River man Feb. 3, RCMP stated Feb. 7.

The Clyde River detachment received the call of a man in medical distress Feb. 1, according to an RCMP news release.

The 66-year-old man died Feb. 3 at the Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit, after first¬† being treated at the community’s health centre.¬†Police were treating the death as suspicious.

Clyde River RCMP investigated, along with the Major Crimes Unit. The Office of the Chief Coroner was also investigating the death.

Th 37-year old has been remanded into custody and will appear before a judge, according to police.

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