The local detachment of the Kativik Regional Police Force in Puvirnituq, a northern village in Nunavik, received a call of an altercation on April 9th at around 1:30 a.m.
Police arrived to find a 16 year old boy severely injured. the boy was rushed to the Inuulitsivik health centre, however he was declared dead on arrival. The cause of death has not been released.
Aipellie Novalinga, 43, has been charged with second degree murder.