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One man dead, another charged


Iqaluit RCMP found an unresponsive male at an Apex residence in the early morning hours of May 19.

RCMP and City of Iqaluit ambulance responded to reports at approximately 5 a.m., according to the news release.

"Local emergency personnel attended and rushed the 23-year-old male to the hospital. Shortly after arrival to the hospital, the male was pronounced deceased," stated Sgt. David Lawson.

"The incident was treated as suspicious and the RCMP's V Division Major Crime Unit took over the investigation with the assistance from the Forensic Identification Section."

A 37-year male was arrested in relation to the incident shortly after noon the same day.

Police did not release details related to the suspicious circumstances.

Charges had not yet been laid by press time.

-- Michele LeTourneau