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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.

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

25 year old Nunavut Man charged with second degree murder after a woman was struck and killed

Nunavut RCMP have charged a 25 year old man with second degree murder after a 51 year old woman was struck by a vehicle on July 3rd.

RCMP said the event took place 10 kilometers outside of the community of Pond Inlet.

The names of the individuals involved are protected under a publication ban according to the RCMP.

Click here for Nunavut’s June 25th homicide.