Update Charges Laid – Iqualuit homicide #2 – RCMP are investigating the death of an Iqaluit man as a homicide

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.

The 2020 Nunavut Homicide Victim List is available here.