Inuvik RCMP investigating a sudden death

November 6, 2019
Inuvik, Northwest Territories

News release

Inuvik RCMP is investigating a sudden death in the community.

At approximately 9:58 pm, on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019, Inuvik RCMP responded to a call for service of an unresponsive adult man in a residence. The 54-year-old man was pronounced deceased by medical personnel.

Inuvik RCMP, in conjunction with the NWT Coroner Services, are conducting an investigation into the sudden death. NT RCMP Major Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Unit are assisting with the investigation.

As the investigation is ongoing, police will not be releasing any additional information at this time.

Anyone with information on suspicious activity is asked to call Inuvik RCMP at 777-1111, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, (click on "submit a web tip") or text: "nwtnutips" plus your message to 274637.


Contact information

Julie Plourde
Media Relations Officer
Northwest Territories RCMP – Yellowknife, NT
Office: (867)765-3712

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