Iqaluit RCMP responded to the report of a man in medical distress in the 4100 block on May 15th at approximately 2:30am.
Police said the victim was transported to the Qikiqtani General Hospital where he died of his injuries.
V Division Major Crimes Unit along with V Division Forensic Identifications Unit are investigating the death as a homicide. No other information is available at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 867-979-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Update May 19th
23-year-old Brandon Lyta of Kimmirut, NU was arrested on May 16th and charged with second degree murder.