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Police investigate homicide in Arctic Bay

Police are investigating a death in Arctic Bay.

The man died March 26, and another man is detained.

"At approximately 6:30 a.m. the male was brought to the health centre where he succumbed to his injuries," stated Cpl. Henry Coman.

Police say the death of the local man followed an altercation.

The V Division's Major Crimes Unit and the Office of the Chief Coroner are investigating the incident, and the Office of the Chief Coroner has ordered an autopsy.

A 30-year-old Arctic Bay man is in RCMP custody as the investigation continues, stated Coman.