Tag Archives: Nunavut

Police treating the death of a 12 year old boy as suspicious

RCMP said they received report of the missing youth on July 7th, and were advised that the the boy had been missing for five days.

Search and rescue officials found the boy’s remains on July 8th in an industrial area in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

Nunavut RCMP are treating the death of a 12 year old boy as suspicious.

Anyone who may have information on this incident to call the office at 867-645-0123

If investigators classify the death of the boy as a homicide, he will be the third Nunavut homicide in the past 15 days.

June 25 – John Doe, Gjoa Haven NU
July 3 – Dorkas Erkloo, Pond Inlet NU

25 year old Nunavut Man charged with second degree murder after a woman was struck and killed

Nunavut RCMP have charged a 25 year old man with second degree murder after a 51 year old woman was struck by a vehicle on July 3rd.

RCMP said the event took place 10 kilometers outside of the community of Pond Inlet.

The names of the individuals involved are protected under a publication ban according to the RCMP.

Click here for Nunavut’s June 25th homicide.

30 year old man stabbed to death in Gjoa Haven Nunavut

Gjoa Haven RCMP responded to report of a stabbing on June 25th at 8pm.

The 30 year old man was found in life threatening condition, and rushed to a local Health Center where he died of his injuries.

Police have made an arrest in connection with the death . The suspect, who has not been identified, is scheduled to appear in court on July 18 at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit.

Gjoa Haven is a hamlet in Nunavut, above the Arctic Circle with a population of 1324 (2016).

Arrest made in Apex homicide

Apex RCMP responded to report of an unresponsive man at a home on Friday May 19th.

Emergency crews located the 23 year old man and rushed him to a local hospital where he died of his injuries later that day.

Police have arrested a 37 year old man in connection to the homicide, however no formal charges have been laid.

The RCMP have placed a publication ban on the names of both the victim and the suspect.

More information will be added as it becomes available.


Shepa Jar stabs one child to death and injures two more in Nunavut

Nunavut RCMP responded to report of a stabbing on May 12th at around noon in Coral Harbour.

police  arrived to find Shepa Jar 28, and her three children ages 6 years, 4 years, and 5 months suffering from stab wounds.

The mother and three children were rushed to hospital where Shepa Jar’s 6 year old daughter was pronounced dead. The 4 year old boy and 5 month old boy were released from hospital into the care of family members, while Jar was arrested once released from the hospital.

Shepa jar is facing one count of second degree murder and 2 counts of attempted murder.