The Iqaluit RCMP are asking the public to provide information on a suspicious death that occurred in the early hours of Friday morning.

The Mounties responded to man in medical distress in the 4100 block of the city at around 2:30 a.m. The individual was taken to Qikiqtani General Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The RCMP have deemed the circumstances surrounding his death as “suspicious,” and they are treating this as a homicide investigation.

V Division Major Crimes Unit along with V Division Forensic Identifications Unit are looking into the matter. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information is asked to contact Police at 867-979-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...