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Iqaluit man charged with second-degree murder after woman found dead in college residence

Police say a 43-year-old woman was found dead in a college residence in Iqaluit Thursday.

William Autut, 52, was charged with second-degree murder following the discovery of the deceased woman in a Nunavut Arctic College residence early on Thursday morning.

Autut, who was also charged with failing to comply with a probation order, is scheduled to appear in court on March 3. He's being kept in jail until that time.

The RCMP are continuing to investigate. Anyone has information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 867-979-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The charges against Autut have not been proven in court.