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.

Andrew Muckpaloo charged with murder in Arctic Bay Nunavut

Nunavut police said an injured man was brought to the local health centre, where he died on March 26th at approximately 6:30 am. The victim’s name has not been released at this time.

Andrew Muckpaloo, 30, of Arctic Bay has been arrested and charged with murder in relation to the death. Muckpaloo will remain in custody and will appear in court in Iqaluit on April 10.

Nunavut police investigating the sudden death of a 14 year old girl

Nunavut RCMP have released little information in regards to the suspicious death of a 14 year old girl in Baker Lake.

A 14 year old girl was found unresponsive in a home on Jan 17th.

The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Nunavut Major Crime Unit have been called to assist the Chief Coroner’s office in the investigation.

Manslaughter charge laid in Gjoa Haven Nunavut

Gojo Haven police responded to report of a man suffering stab wounds on the front steps of a home on November 16th.

The victim was rushed to a medical station where he died of his injuries. Police have arrested and charged a man with manslaughter in relation to the stabbing death. No other information will be released as the matter is before the courts.

Update, charges laid after 15 month investigation – Police treating the death of a 12 year old Ray “OJ” Taparti Jr. as a homicide

RCMP said they received report of the missing youth on July 7th, and were advised that the the boy had been missing for five days.

Search and rescue officials found the boy’s remains on July 8th in an industrial area in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

Nunavut RCMP are treating the death of a 12 year old boy as suspicious.

Anyone who may have information on this incident to call the office at 867-645-0123

If investigators classify the death of the boy as a homicide, he will be the third Nunavut homicide in the past 15 days.

Update October 8th, 2018
21-year-old Glen Kadlak Jr, of Rankin Inlet, was arrested in Iqaluit, Nunavut in relation to the death of Taparti.

Kadlak has been charged with 1 count of murder and is scheduled to appear on October 23rd, 2018 at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit.

June 25 – John Doe, Gjoa Haven NU
July 3 – Dorkas Erkloo, Pond Inlet NU