William Autut charged with second-degree murder in relation to the death of a 43-year-old woman in Iqaluit

Iqaluit police were called to a residence at the arctic college units on February 6th.

Police arrived to find a 43-year-old woman deceased in a unit. Police said the circumstances of the death appeared to be suspicious in nature.

The investigation lead to the arrest of 52-year-old William Autut of Iqaluit. Autut has been charged with second-degree murder and fail to comply with a probation order. He is scheduled court appearance is March 3, 2020.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 867-979-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

RCMP investigating the murder of a woman in Pangnirtung Nunavut

Pangnirtung RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious death at a residence in the 500 block of Pangnirtung on October 13th at approximately 8:00am.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 52-year old woman deceased. Police determined the death was a homicide and arrested Denny Kilabuk, 27, and charged him with First-Degree-Murder. Police have not released the cause of death, or the relationship between the accused and the victim.

Wayne Panipakoocho charged with second-degree murder in relation to the death of an Iqaluit man.

Iqaluit RCMP responded to a report of an injured man in the 2600 block area on June 30th. The victim was quickly located and rushed to Qikiqtani General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The Victim’s identity and cause of death have not been released by RCMP at this time.

Wayne Panipakoocho, who is known to police was reported to have fled the scene. Mr. Panipakoocho of Pond Inlet was arrested just before noon on June 30th and charged with Second Degree Murder.

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Charges Laid in Pond Inlet Homicide

Pond Inlet RCMP responded to a disturbance on April 7th at a home in the community.

Police arrived to find a 21-year-old man deceased in the home. Police did not release the cause of death, however stated that the circumstances surrounding the death were suspicious.

an adult woman and an adult man have been arrested and both have been charged with second-degree murder.

Charges laid in Arviat, Nunavut homicide

RCMP have arrested and charged a 30-year-old man with murder after investigating a suspicious death. Police said a 29-year-old man was found dead in a suspicious manner on February 19th.

The RCMP Nunavut major crime unit said the investigation is still in its early stages.

Raymond Komak charged in 2019 Cambridge Bay murder

Cambridge Bay RCMP, began an investigation into the death of a 46-year-old Cambridge Bay man who was found unresponsive in a local residence on January 26th.

An autopsy determined Sandy Ekpakohak died from a stab wound in his left upper back.

Raymond Komak, 44, was arrested and charged with murder.

Update March 25th 2020
Nunavut Justice Bonnie Tulloch has sentenced Raymond Komak of Cambridge Bay to 655 days at a Nunavut jail for the 2019 murder of Sandy Ekpakohak.

Nunavut RCMP investigating a homicide in Pond Inlet

Nunavut RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating the homicide of a   23 year old man that occurred in the early morning hours of November 9th in Pond Inlet. The suspect is in custody.

Little information is available at this time, police said the investigation is still in its early stages and further information ‎will be shared when available.

Igloolik RCMP charge Jerry Ulayuruluk with murder

Igloolik RCMP responded to a report of an assault on October 26th, where a teenage girl had been injured.

Police arrived to find a girl suffering from serious injuries. The victim was transported to a local health centre where she died of her injuries. Police have not released the age or identity of the victim at this time.

RCMP arrested Jerry Ulayuruluk, 43, of Igloolik, and charged him with one count of murder.

Suspicious Iqaluit death a murder suicide

Iqaluit police were called to the Tammaativvik Boarding Home in Iqaluit on  May 6, where a 22-year-old female was located with no vital signs.

The investigation lead police to find the victim’s 31-year-old domestic partner also deceased. On May 8th RCMP reported the deaths to be a murder suicide.

No other information is available at this time.