RCMP investigate the homicide of a man in Pangnirtung Nunavut

Pangnirtung RCMP received a report of an incident at a residence in the community on August 28th at approximately 1:09am.

Police arrived at the residence to find a man inside suffering from serious injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Victim’s identity and cause of death have not been released at this time.

Update August 31
As a result of the investigation, RCMP arrested 33-year-old Steven Evic and charged him with first-degree murder. 

Nunavut RCMP are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information to come forward or call police at 867-979-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2020 Nunavut Homicide Victim List is available here.