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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