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RCMP investigating Deline N.W.T Death

RMCP received a report of the death on a man on April 2, at approximately 9:30pm.

Police arrived to find a 39 year old man dead. Police said the death is suspicious in nature and the RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Service and NWT Coroner Services are investigating.

No other information has been released at this time.

May Elanik died in hospital of her injuries

May Elanik was found seriously injured and unconscious on a trail in Aklavik NWT, on November 11th.  Elanik was transferred to hospital, Elanik was still unconsciouses when died November 19th.

The cause of death has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Aklavik RCMP detachment at 867-978-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Frank Elanik of Aklavik, N.W.T., has been sentenced to 60 days house arrest for assaulting his wife May in August 2015. No charges related to her death have been laid.

**UPDATE** May 26, 2016
Frank Elanik Jr.38,  of Aklavik has been charged with the murder of May Elanik.

Yellowknife man murdered

Police arrived at the scene Sept 28th, where they found a man and woman, both critically injured.

The man was pronounced dead on arrival to the Stanton Territorial Hospital. The woman was sent to hospital and is being treated.

The man who turned himself in has been arrested for murder and attempted murder.