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The RCMP have laid a murder charge against a 34-year-old Gjoa Haven man.

Police responded to a complaint of a 33-year-old woman found in her home not breathing on Aug. 13. She was determined to be deceased.

Nathaniel Anaittuq was subsequently accused of murder. His next court appearance is scheduled for Sept. 10 in Iqaluit.

“Victim and Family Services have been engaged with this tragic incident and are
providing support to those affected,” the RCMP stated.

The police investigation continues with assistance from Gjoa Haven RCMP, V Division Major Crime Unit and the Forensic Identification Unit. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Gjoa Haven RCMP detachment at 867-360-0123.

 

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Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...

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